Taxon  Report   3609    
Fragaria vesca  L.
California strawberry,  Wild strawberry, Wood strawberry, Woodland strawberry
Fragaria vesca, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Fragaria crinita

Bloom Period
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Fragaria

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

Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Fragaria crinita
JEF: Fragaria vesca ssp. bracteata
JEF: Fragaria vesca ssp. californica
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More information about  Fragaria vesca
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 30, 2020).