- Common Name(s):
- Wild strawberry
Spreads by runners; edible fruit. May be used as erosion control on slopes.
Wildlife Value: Members of the genus Fragaria support the following specialized bee: Andrena (Micrandrena) melanochroa.
- Spring, fall
- 4-7 inches
- Three obovate, dentate, coarsely toothed leaflets on a slender stalk; 1-2 in. long; hairy
- Five round, white petals in a flat cluster; sweet, fleshy, red fruit
- Old fields, woodland borders, cleared areas
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2578