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Capsella bursa-pastoris
(Brassicaceae)

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Species description or overview

PIER species information page on Capsella bursa-pastoris
Information about Capsella bursa-pastoris from the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER)land Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Capsella bursa-pastoris
Nomenclatural information about Capsella bursa-pastoris is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Capsella bursa-pastoris information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Capsella bursa-pastoris--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Capsella bursa-pastoris information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Capsella bursa-pastoris, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Capsella bursa-pastoris
Nomenclatural information about Capsella bursa-pastoris is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Images

Images of Capsella bursa-pastoris (Brassicaceae) (sheperd's purse)
Links to high-resolution free images of Capsella bursa-pastoris (Brassicaceae) (sheperd's purse) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Capsella bursa-pastoris images from PIER
Images of Capsella bursa-pastoris provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Capsella bursa-pastoris information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Capsella bursa-pastoris--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Books

Weeds of the West
Whitson, Tom D., Larry C. Burrill, Steven A. Dewey, David W. Cudney, B.E. Nelson, Richard D. Lee, and Robert Parker. Whitson, Tom D. (ed.) . 2001. Weeds of the West. 9th ed. Laramie: University of Wyoming. ISBN: 0-941570-13-4.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii.
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Loope L. 2006. Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii. An addendum to the 1999 Botanical Survey of Midway Atoll.

Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values
Gon III, Samuel M. Ohukaniohia. 2008. Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values, by Joseph F. Rock Consulting Botanist, Board of Agriculture and Forestry Honolulu, Hawaii, 1920; transcribed and annotated by Samuel M. Ohukaniohia Gon III. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:405-442.


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