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Fragaria vesca ssp. bracteata (Woodland strawberry)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Fragaria vesca ssp. bracteata

Fragaria vesca L. ssp. bracteata (A. Heller) Staudt

Woodland Strawberry, Pacific Strawberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Fragaria bracteata, Fragaria crinita, Fragaria helleri, Fragaria vesca var. bracteata, Fragaria vesca var. crinita


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Complexity: Trifoliate
Leaf Margin: Dentate
Inflorescence: Cyme
Fruit Type: Accessory , Achene , Aggregate
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.
Leaf: Yellow-green.
Flower: Petals 5.
Fruit: Aggregated achenes set on the surface of the edible fruit.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , OR , TX , UT , WA , WY
Native Habitat: Open woods, along stream banks, meadows.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Fragaria vesca ssp. bracteata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Fragaria vesca ssp. bracteata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Fragaria vesca ssp. bracteata


Record Modified: 2023-05-09
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