Rosaceae
Fragaria virginiana

Virginia Strawberry

Mat. Leaves thin, noticeably blue-green, without hairs on upper surface, divided into 3 leaflets on short stalks, each toothed from middle to tip, central tooth shorter than its neighbors. Leaf veins not prominent, as in F. vesca. Flowers often 1 per stem, which does not exceed height of leaves; petals almost round, white or slightly pink. Fruit succulent, palatable. Grows in openings in woods, streambanks, meadows, from near coastline to subalpine zone.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--5 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, N Cascades NP, Crater Lake NP, Wallowas, Steens, Siskiyous, West Gorge, East Gorge
  • Native: Yes