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Shepherd's purse

Capsella bursa-pastoris


Capsella bursa-pastoris is a small annual plant in the mustard family Brassicaceae. It grows from a rosette of lobed leaves at the base. From the base emerges a stem about 0.2 to 0.5 m tall, which bears a few pointed leaves which partly grasp the stem. The flowers, are white and small, (2.5 mm in diameter) with four petals and six stamens.It is one of the commonest Greek wildflowers and it was spotted near Milies village, Pelion mountain, Greece.

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Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Θεσσαλίας - Στερεάς Ελλάδας, Greece

Lat: 39.33, Long: 23.15

Spotted on Mar 26, 2017
Submitted on Apr 1, 2017

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