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Fragaria virginiana

Wild Strawberry

Scientific Name:

Fragaria virginiana

Genus:

Fragaria

Species Epithet:

virginiana

Common Name:

Wild Strawberry

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

April, May, June

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Grasslands, roadsides, pastures, woodlands, grassy balds. Common in the NC Mountains and Piedmont, uncommon on the Coastal Plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Compound

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

Blooms

image

Martha Baskin

Berries

Future Pie

image

Martha Baskin

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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