field of soybeans with pigweed
Shepherds Purse | Turfgrass Weed Control Database
The Turfgrass Weed Control Database contains the same information and pictures included in the Miscellaneous Publication MP-521. The weeds are arranged alphabetically by scientific name because common names vary and thus be inaccurate.
Shepherds Purse, Capsella bursa-pastoris
Capsella bursa-pastoris
Effective control requires a tank mix of a postemergence herbicide with simazine or atrazine. Typical mixes are a three-way plus simazine or atrazine or Manor, Mansion or Blade (metsulfuron) plus simazine or atrazine. Apply early (between mid-December and March 1) before the weeds get big.