Patagonia Wildflowers
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shepherd's purse
Capsella bursa-pastoris
Capsella bursa-pastoris
shepherd's purse Mustard Family
Capsella bursa-pastoris Brassicaceae
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English common name
  •shepherd's purse
Spanish common name
  •bolsa del pastor
accepted scientific name
  •Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik.
rules for finding collection records
  •Capsella bursa-pastoris (493)
  •Capsella rubella (2)
family name
  • Brassicaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Steve Matson
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed last week of April thru 3rd week of February
Native of eastern Europe and Asia Minor

How Likely at this Location (68%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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