Appalachian barren strawberry, Barren Strawberry
Rosaceae (Rose Family)
Bruso, George H.
A low, strawberry-like plant with evergreen,
basal leaves and several yellow flowers on a leafless stalk.
Although this plant is strawberry-like, the flowers are yellow and the fruit
is neither fleshy nor edible at maturity. Lobed Strawberry (W. lobata
), found along riverbanks in Georgia and the Carolinas, has lobed and toothed
leaves and narrow, yellow petal
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
, WI Canada: NB
, QC Native Distribution:
Ontario east to New Brunswick, south to Georgia, west to Tennessee and Arkansas, and north to Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Native Habitat:
Woods, thickets, and clearings.
Growing ConditionsSoil Moisture: Moist , Dry
BenefitUse Ornamental: Woodland ground cover does well in dry conditions.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes