Mouse-ear Cress *
Family: Brassicaceae (MUSTARD).
Other common names: thale cress, mouse ear, arabidopsis.
Generic common name: ROCKCRESS.
Griffith Park: Grassland on a steep rocky slope near Mt. Hollywood Dr., March 2013.
Characteristics: non-Native, White, Small, Clusters, Odd, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Early Spring.
Widely used in the study of Plant Sciences, Arabidopsis thaliana is notable as the first plant to have its genome sequenced.