Scientific Name: Capsella bursa-pastoris Form: Vase
Common Name:shepherd's purse Texture:Fine
Family Name:BrassicaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Weed (horticultural), Annual Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Basal, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Oblanceolate, Spatulate, Pinnately lobed, Serrulate
Flowers: Raceme, (Floriferous), White, May- Sep- Aug- Jun- Oct- Jul
Fruit: Silicle, Green, Brown, Jun- Sep- Nov- Aug- Jul- Oct
Exposure: Filtered shade, Full sun, Deep shade, Part sun/part shade
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Key ID Features:Leaves mostly basal, deeply lobed, oblanceolate (also unlobed, lanceolate, leaf-like bracts on peduncles); flowers tiny, white, on ling racemes; fruit green then brown, heart-shaped, 4-8 x 3-5 mm.