Profile: Triangular, flat, purse-like fruits distinguish Capsella bursa-pastoris. Shepherd's purse is an annual mustard herb. Shepherds purse seeds were unearthed at a Neolithic settlement in Turkey.
Shepherd's purse is native to eastern Europe and western Asia but has naturalized elsewhere. The herb can be macerated as a liquid extract or steeped as shepherd's purse tea. It has a long history of use in folk herbalism.
Shepherd's purse is a mustard family weed, like cabbage, broccoli, and watercress. A biennial having a rosette of leaves at its base. It produces heart- or purse-shaped seedpods from four-petaled white blooms. Named for resembling a medieval shepherd's purse. Herbal preparations use all above-ground plant parts.
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