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Shepherd's purse

Capsella bursa-pastoris

Description:

A widespread member of the mustard family (Brassicaceae) introduced from Eurasia. The distinctive triangular fruits give the species its common name. Flowers are small, white, and four petaled.

Habitat:

Lawns, roadsides, disturbed areas.


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Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.43, Long: -77.69

Spotted on Apr 1, 2013
Submitted on Apr 2, 2013

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