Scientific Name -
Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik.
Family - Cruciferae

Winter annual from a rosette of variously toothed or lobed leaves. Stem leaves few in number, arrow-shaped with the basal lobes extending past the stem. Flowers white, in clusters at end of stems, petals four, small. Fruit triangular or wedge-shaped. Reproduces by seed. Found throughout North America except for Arizona. Also found in Hawaii, South America, Europe, North Africa, and Asia.