White, forming loose clusters, 4 petals, 6 yellowish-green stamens.
The leaves and seeds can be eaten, raw or cooked. High in vitamin C, iron and calcium.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Blind Weed, Caseweed, Chinese Cress, Cocowort, Common Shepherd's Purse, Lady's Purse, Locowort, Mother's Heart, Pick-pocket, Pick-purse, Poor Man's Parmacettie, Rattle Pouches, Sanguinary, Shepherd's Heart, Shepherd's Scrip, Shepherd's Sprout, Shovelweed, St James's Weed, Tabouret, Toywort, Witches' Pouches.
Farmland, gardens, lawns, meadows, roadsides, wasteland.