Arabidopsis thaliana

  • Scientific name: Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. Holl & Heynh., Fl. Sachsen I: 538. (1842).
  • Basionym: Arabis thaliana Sp. Pl. 2: 665. (1753).
    • Common name: mouse-ear cress

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 5; 2n = 10
  • Canadian status: introduced, naturalized
  • Lifeform: annual
  • Ecology: open slopes and woods, gardens, fields, meadows, banks; mainly alkaline flats, flood plains, sloughs, beaches, shores; roadsides, railways and waste places