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Shepherd's Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)

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    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
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Capsella Bursa-Pastoris, or more commonly know as Shepherd's Purse, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Capsella. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Capsella Bursa-Pastoris or Shepherd's Purse's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Alaska and Hawaii, specifically in the states of Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Capsella
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • Order: Capparales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) AK (I) HI (I) CAN (I) GL (I) SPM (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: KY N'EAST NE&GP STATE SWSS WSWS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 2(FACU+) 3(FAC-) 4(FACU) 5(FACU) 6(FAC) 7(FAC) 8(FACU) 9(FACU) 0(FAC-) A(FACU) H(UPL)




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