Thale Cress

Latin Name:

Arabidopsis thaliana

Manx Name:

Burley lughag


March - October

Locations where this species is found:
Silverdale Glen

This plant is a relative to other cress varieties and is often found near water.
Thale Cress is of particular scientific interest because its DNA is simpler than that of almost any other plant. Because of this it has been used extensively in genetic research.
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