Skip to content


Your cart is empty

Article: Shepherds Purse

Shepherds Purse
Weed Identification >

Shepherds Purse

Common Name

Shepherds Purse

Scientific Name

Capsella bursa-pastoris





Seasons of Growth

Autumn / Winter / Spring

Key Distinguishing Feature

Rosette with distinctive lobed leaves.

An annual herb to 400mm tall with star and simple hairs, a basal rosette of leaves and erect stems bearing heart shaped pods. White shaped petalled flowers appear in Winter and Spring. Germination occurs in Autumn to early winter or spring.

Key Products for Control:

Please contact the LawnPride Support Team to discuss available options.
Contact us via email:, or Phone: +61 479 086 039.

For 6-months weed germination prevention, we recommend Pre-Emergent Herbicides, such as; Spartan, Barricade, or Onset.

Back to top