Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3236

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in disturbed areas, fields, roadsides, lawns, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens slightly tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Spring
Silique

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Arabidopsis thaliana   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arabidopsis thaliana   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-15-001:
Arabidopsis thaliana   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mouse-ear Cress


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_arth_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm160311_147

March    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm160311_149

March    Greenville County    SC

Petals white, 3-4mm long, entire, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_a_thaliana_0084

March    Iredell County    NC

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Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_a_thaliana_0087

March    Iredell County    NC

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Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_a_thaliana_0088

March    Iredell County    NC

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JK Marlow    jkm150407_111

April    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Silique 1-1.5cm long, 0.8-1mm broad, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm150407_111115

April    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

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JK Marlow    jkm150407_114

April    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Leaves mostly basal, spatulate, hairy, < 2" long, the few stem lvs smaller, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.