Species Detail

Capsella bursa-pastoris L. medik.
sheperds purse; sheperds cress


Scientific Name:  
Capsella bursa-pastoris L. medik.
Common Name:  
sheperds purse; sheperds cress
Myaamia Name:  
Uses:  
Food
Harvest Seasons:  
Fall
Habitats:  
Human-Disturbed Areas
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Tree, Vine

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Capsella bursa-pastoris L. medik.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Report made by the Peoria, Eastern Shawnee, Wyandotte, Seneca-Cayuga, Miami and Ottawa Tribes. 2003, September 2 Use - Food  leaves eaten as greens
Rafert, S. 1989, August 24-25 Use - Food  important green p. 94 –
Botanical Sources  
Capsella bursa-pastoris L. medik.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. 1991   a native of Europe occurring commonly in various habitats
Related Sources  
Capsella bursa-pastoris L. medik.
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