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Foraging For Shepherd’s Purse

Shepherd’s purse, Capsella bursa-pastoris, is a plant that is easy to identify.

The base of the leaves make it look similar to dandelion as it starts to grow. At first, the leaves are rounded, but they become more deeply toothed as the plant matures. The leaves bear a resemblance to the knapsack carried by shepherds, hence its name. (READ MORE…) 

By | 2018-02-18T16:37:14+00:00 January 4th, 2018|wild-edibles, wild-medicinals|0 Comments

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