Backyard Biology

Nature stories from my backyard and beyond


Weed Power

Sunday, May 12, 2013

It has been said that knowledge is power. If that is true, then the Mouse Eared Cress must be the most powerful plant in the world.

What’s that you say? You never heard of the mouse eared cress? Not surprising. And don’t bother to look it up in your Peterson’s Field Guide to Wildflowers. It’s not there. You see, the mouse eared cress makes its living by being inconspicuous...