Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Fragaria vesca L. subsp. americana (Porter) Staudt image
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Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll
Family Rosaceae
Fragaria vesca L. subsp. americana (Porter) Staudt
hillside strawberry, thin-leaved wild strawberry, woodland strawberry
Fragaria: from the Latin fraga, "strawberry," which derives from fragum, "fragrant," from the fragrance of the fruit
vesca: little or weak
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-6" tall forb; spreading by runners
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/2" wide; inflorescence with a few to several flowers on stalks taller than the leaves; blooms April-June
Fruit:red, edible, juicy; elliptical berry; seeds near the surfacedrawing
Leaf:basal, 3-parted, toothed; end tooth usually wider than the side teeth and often longer; leaflets mostly stalkless
Habitat: north-facing; woods; in rich soil
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Fragaria americana (Porter) Britton
Fragaria vesca L. var. americana Porter

         
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