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Related to shepherd's purse: yarrow
An annual plant (Capsella bursa-pastoris) in the mustard family, native to Eurasia and widespread as a weed, having small white flowers and flat, heart-shaped or triangular seedpods.
[From its pouchlike pods.]
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|Noun||1.||shepherd's purse - white-flowered annual European herb bearing triangular notched pods; nearly cosmopolitan as an introduced weed|