Capsella bursa-pastoris

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


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.