Taxon  Report   433 
Arabidopsis thaliana  (L.) Heynh.
Arabidopsis,  Mouse ear, Mouseear cress
Arabidopsis thaliana
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
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Arabidopsis thaliana
© 2009 Robert Steers
Arabidopsis thaliana
© 2008 Keir Morse
Arabidopsis thaliana, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Arabidopsis thaliana
© 2003 Michael Charters
Genus: Arabidopsis
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Arabis thaliana
PLANTS: Sisymbrium thalianum
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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2018).

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