Shepherd's-purse

Capsella bursa-pastoris



Pickpocket, Lady's purse, Pick purse, Pepper-and-salt

Importance

A widespread problem weed.

Shepherd's-purse - young1. Cotyledons are oval and smooth with a short stalk.
Shepherd's purse 22. The first true leaves are entire, later leaves deeply lobed or cut, lance-shaped and silvery in appearance.

 

Shepherd's purse 33. An upright annual with small white flowers, followed by heart-shaped seed pods, borne along the whole length of the flowering stems.