Capsella bursapastoris

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Sheperd's Purse - Capsella bursapastoris
Railroad Canyon, Black Range, New Mexico
May 2014

Shepherd’s Purse is an exotic species which originated in Europe and has spread throughout much of the world.  In an appropriate clime it will bloom year round.  It is used as a food source for humans and other animals and in traditional medicine. 



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