Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Capsella bursa-pastoris (Linnaeus) Medikus. Common Shepherd's Purse. Phen: Feb-Jun. Hab: Fields, roadsides, gardens, disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Europe.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Syn: = C, Fl4, FNA7, GBI2, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, Al-Shehbaz (1986a), Rollins (1993); = Bursa bursa-pastoris – S; > Capsella bursa-pastoris – F, G, Stace (2010); > Capsella gracilis – F; > Capsella rubella – F, G, Stace (2010)

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