Scientific Name - Coronopus didymus (L.) Sm.
Family - Cruciferae
Freely-branched, prostrate winter annual. Leaves, alternate, divided into numerous small segments. Stems usually partly angular or grooved. Tiny, white flowers arranged in clusters at ends of stems and leaf axils, petals four. Fruit with two inflated rounded sections. Foliage strongly pungent when crushed. Reproduces by seed. Found throughout the eastern half of the United States as far west as Texas and California. Also found in southern Canada, the West Indies, South America, Europe and North Africa.