Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik.

Brassicaceae


Morphology

T, H 10¿60cm

Ecology

Foothills to subalpine

Chorology

Mediterranean, cosmopolite

Xylem

Mostly one ring, biannual individuals with semi ring porous xylem, vessels in radial multiples in tangential bands, vestured pits, axial parenchyma indistinct, rayless or 2-3 seriate.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells, radial rows of parenchyma cells, indistinct ray dilatations, sometimes with groups of sclereids in primary bark.

Remarks

Cross section:
Tangential section:
Radial section:
Bark:

Birmensdorf, Switzerland

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
    
Radial section
 
Bark
 

© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010