Host an Event Volunteer Join Tickets

Support the plant database you love!


Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Enter a Plant Name:
Or you can choose a plant family:
Fragaria virginiana ssp. virginiana (Virginia strawberry)
Reveal, James L.

Fragaria virginiana ssp. virginiana

Fragaria virginiana Duchesne ssp. virginiana

Virginia Strawberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Fragaria australis, Fragaria canadensis, Fragaria virginiana var. australis, Fragaria virginiana var. canadensis


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


From the Image Gallery

9 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Accessory , Achene , Aggregate
Size Notes: Ground-hugging, up to about 4 inches tall.
Fruit: Aggregated achenes set on the surface of the edible fruit.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NS , ON , PE , SK
Native Habitat: Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Dry


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-10
Research By: TWC Staff

Go back