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Plant Details

Geum donianum [= Waldsteinia fragarioides var. parviflora]

Southern Barren Strawberry

Scientific Name:

Geum donianum [= Waldsteinia fragarioides var. parviflora]

Common Name:

Southern Barren Strawberry

Plant Family

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Size in Feet:

.5

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

March - April - May

Bloom Area:

Piedmont, scattered Mountains, rare in Coast

Habitat Description:

Forests and streambanks. Uncommon in NC Piedmont, rare in Mountains and Coastal Plain.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Is used as a mat-forming groundcover in ornamental horticulture.

Plant

Early April

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Tom Harville

Blooms

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Tom Harville

Leaves

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Tom Harville

Makes a nice ground cover for small spaces

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

NC State extension
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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