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Mouse Ear Cress
Arabidopsis thaliana

Mouse Ear Cress (Arabidopsis thaliana) Other scientific names: Arabis thaliana, Sisymbrium thaliana, Stenophragma thaliana

French names: Fausse-arabette des dames

Family: Mustard Family (Brassicaceae)

Group: Cresses

Flowers: Spring;  White

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Native/Non-native: Non-native

Photographs: 19 photographs available, of which 4 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Mouse Ear Cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)

Mouse Ear Cress flowers, in mid-May.

Mouse Ear Cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)

The basal leaves of Mouse Ear Cress.

Mouse Ear Cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)

The seeds are starting to form in these flowers.

Mouse Ear Cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)

This shows how tiny the flowers are.

Range map for Mouse Ear Cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)

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The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)