Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Duchesnea indica (Andrews) Focke image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Robert Bierman

Robert W. Freckmann

Kurt Stüber

Kurt Stüber

Kurt Stüber
Family Rosaceae
Duchesnea indica (Andrews) Focke
false strawberry, Indian strawberry
Duchesnea: after A.N. Duchesne (1747-1827), a French botanist
indica: of or from or referring in some way to India
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
Detailed Distribution:
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Status: Introduced - locally established
Plant: creeping, perennial forb; stems thin, with a few leaves from the nodes; short rhizomes
Flower: yellow, 5-parted, 1/2" wide, 5 sepals alternating with and shorter than the large, leaf-like, 3 toothed bracts below the flower; blooms April-Aug.
Fruit:red berry, not juicy or edible
Leaf:long stalked, 3-parted, basal, oval to elliptical
Habitat: disturbed areas

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