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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 Symbol: frviv

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

Strawberry-leaf tea provides a refreshing drink that is rich in vitamin C and minerals. For centurues, it has been used as a safe(thought not necessarily effective) remedy for everything from insanity to tuberculosis. (Kershaw)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


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

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: 2019-12-06
Research By: TWC Staff

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