Taxon  Report   3606    
Fragaria chiloensis  (L.) Mill.
Beach strawberry
Fragaria chiloensis
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
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Fragaria chiloensis
© 2003 James B. Gratiot
Fragaria chiloensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Fragaria chiloensis, 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 chiloensis
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Fragaria
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Fragaria chiloensis ssp. lucida
ICPN: Fragaria chiloensis ssp. pacifica
More information about  Fragaria chiloensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).