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Shepherd's Purse

Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik.

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Capsella bursa-pastoris (Shepherd's Purse) is a species of annual herb in the family crucifers. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Europe. They have simple, broad leaves and dry fruit. Flowers are visited by Marmalade hoverfly, Empis livida, Empis otiosa, and Sepsis violacea. Individuals can grow to 0.4 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of shepherd's purse. View this species on GBIF