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Western Isles Wildflowers

Western Isles wildflowers is a collection of information about our Hebridean wildflowers including identification hints, traditional herbal uses and general plant lore.

 

Shepherd's Purse

Capsella bursa-pastoris

Gaelic: Lus na Fala

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Shepherd's Purse

The sporan-shaped seed pod of this wildflower give shepherd's purse it's name.

Shepherd's purse is a native wildflower of the Western Isles.

Photography © Suzanne Harris
Callanish - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
6th June, 2007

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