Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik.

Common name

English: Shepherd's Purse

German: Hirtentäschel

Mandarin: 荠 (qi)

Portuguese: Bolsa-de-pastor, Erva-do-bom-pastor

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Capparales (32)

        Family: Brassicaceae (31) (family description)

          Genus: Capsella (1)

           Epithet: bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik. (1)

Synonyms: Bursa belgica (Almq.) Druce, Capsella rubella Reut.

belgica => from Belgium

bursa-pastoris => Shepherd's purse

rubella => reddish

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Capsella bursa-pastoris at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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