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Common name

English: Shepherd's Purse

German: Hirtentäschel

Mandarin: 荠 (qi)

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

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Capparales (33)

        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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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