Weeds

Shepherd's-purse

Shepherd's-purse
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 Shepherd's purse is a perennial herb which has on its stem small heart shaped leaves. Because of that, the herb bears likenesses with the knapsack that shepherds have, and that is where it gets its popular as well as scientific name from. Capsella bursa-pastoris is related to mustard and native to Eastern Europe. Can produce many generations per year and is all done by seed. Noted as weed world wide especially in colder climates.