Calflora
Taxon  Report   3610    
Fragaria virginiana  Mill.
Mountain strawberry,  Scarlet strawberry, Virginia strawberry
Fragaria virginiana
© 2003 Michael Charters
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Fragaria virginiana
© 2005 George Rembert
Fragaria virginiana
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Fragaria virginiana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Fragaria virginiana
© 2005 George Rembert
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Fragaria virginiana ssp. glauca
ICPN: Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala
More information about  Fragaria virginiana
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 (FRVI)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 15, 2018).

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