Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik.

 
  • Family : BRASSICACEAE
    (MUSTARD FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Brassicaceae
  • Basionym : Thlaspi bursa-pastoris L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik.
  • Common name : Shepherd's purse
  • Vernacular name : Thlaspi, Bursa pastoris (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated
  • Key identification features : Small herb
  • Flower, Fruit : March-October
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Satara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Madurai district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : Cosmopolitan except the tropics (Sasidharan, 2011)
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Capsella bursa-pastoris. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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