Calflora
Taxon  Report   3609    
Fragaria vesca  L.
California strawberry,  Wild strawberry, Wood strawberry, Woodland strawberry
Fragaria vesca
© 2018 Kristen Jones
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Fragaria vesca
© 2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Fragaria vesca
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Fragaria vesca, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Fragaria vesca
© 2002 George Jackson
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Fragaria
Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Fragaria crinita
ICPN: Fragaria vesca ssp. bracteata
ICPN: Fragaria californica
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More information about  Fragaria vesca
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRVE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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