Flora of Northern Ireland
Arabidopsis thaliana
© Ralph Forbes
Arabidopsis thaliana
(Map updated: March 2008)

An uninteresting-looking little plant with a rosette of leaves, thin stems and small white flowers, found on the rock exposures of the basalt scarp of Co.s Antrim and Londonderry. Also frequent as a weed of gardens, cemeteries, parks and roadsides; on paths, wall-tops and in flower beds.

All names: Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh.; Arabis thaliana L.; Sisymbrium thalianum (L.) Gay