Shepherds Purse

Common Name

Shepherds Purse

Scientific Name

Capsella bursa-pastoris

Family

Brassicaceae

Lifecycle

Annual

Seasons of Growth

Autumn / Winter / Spring

Key Distinguishing Feature

Rosette with distinctive lobed leaves.

A annual herb to 400mm tall with star and simple hairs, a basal rosette of leaves and erect stems bearing heart shaped pods. White shaped petalled flowers appear in Winter and Spring. Germination occurs in Autumn to early winter or spring.

Key Products for Control:

Bow & Arrow - 50mL/100m2