Shepard's Purse

Capsella Bursa-Pastoris

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
annual
growing season:
warm
cool
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
Alkaline

Location

Min elevation:
2000
Max elevation:
9500
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Maricopa
Navajo
Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Moderate
Germination Overall: 
High
Germination rate: 
Fast
Reproduction: 
Moderate
Establishment: 
High

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceLow light
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resilience

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
Citations: