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Waldsteinia lobata (Piedmont barren strawberry)
Cressler, Alan

Waldsteinia lobata

Waldsteinia lobata (Baldw.) Torr. & A. Gray

Piedmont Barren Strawberry, Lobed Barren Strawberry, Lobed Strawberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Waldsteinia lobata, found along riverbanks in Georgia and the Carolinas, has lobed and toothed leaves and narrow, yellow petals.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene , Aggregate
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Aggregated achenes.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr


USA: AL , GA , NC , SC

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-11
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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