Shepherd’s purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)

Shepherd’s purse

(Capsella bursa-pastoris)

Height x spread: Up to 35 x 25cm (14 x 10in).

Leaves: Grey-green, long and narrow, variably toothed or lobed along the edges, all in a ground-level rosette.

Flowers: Tiny, white, in a tall upright spike, all year.

Other features: Small purse-shaped seed pods. Can carry club root disease. Annual.

Shepherd’s purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)

21. July 2011 by admin
Categories: Identify Weeds, Weed Control | Tags: , | Comments Off on Shepherd’s purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)

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