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Shepherds Purse


A  very common flower with a distintive heart-shaped seed 'purse'.


 

Common Name Shepherds Purse
Scientific Name Capsella bursa-pastoris
Species Group Cabbage Family Crucifereae
Status
Interest Level
1
Visabile
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Cabbage family - Cruciferae
Status very common
Flower Colour Group White
Visible
  • 01 - January
  • 02 - February
  • 03 - March
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
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  • 10 - October
  • 11 - November
  • 12 - December
Preferred Environment
Look for The heart shaped seed pods on stalks
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Cabbage Family Crucifereae