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Waldsteinia fragarioides ssp. fragarioides

Waldsteinia fragarioides (Michx.) Tratt. ssp. fragarioides

Appalachian Barren Strawberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)



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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene , Aggregate
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.
Fruit: Aggregated achenes.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May


USA: AL , AR , CT , GA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 26 - Minnesota Wildflowers: a field guide to the flora of Minnesota (2009)
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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