Fragaria vesca

Perennial groundcover with thick basal leaves on long stalks. In spring and early summer, the white to pink flowers are about 1.5″ wide and have a bright yellow center. The strawberries are small and delicious.

wood straberry ground cover

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

Wood strawberry fruit

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

Wood strawberry plant

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

  • wood straberry ground cover
  • Wood strawberry fruit
  • Wood strawberry plant

Plant Details

Habitat:
Oak woodland
Upland Prairie and Savanna
Riparian Forests
Wet Prairie
Wet prairie; Riparian Forest; Upland Prairie and Oak Savanna; Oak woodland; Woodland groundcover
Mature Height:
2-8”
Shade Preference:
Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Occurs under wide range of soil moisture conditions; does not tolerate extremely wet or extremely dry conditions.
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental
Arboretum Locations:
Cheldelin Middle School Arboretum
Year(s) Planted:
2012