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Woodland Strawberry

( Fragaria vesca )

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Woodland Strawberry
Wood Strawberry
Rosaceae
Fragaria
Fragaria vesca
Linnaeus
Characteristics

Ground Cover

Evergreen

6

Partial Shade

Normal, Moist, Wet

No

No

No

No
Habitat Considerations

Boreal Shield, Atlantic Maritime, Mixedwood Plains, Pacific Maritime

Woodland, Forest Edge, Wet Meadow/Prairie/Field, Rocky Bluff

Rooftop Garden (drought tolerant/shallow rooted)
Design Considerations

8 cm

20 cm

May - Aug

White/Cream

Yes

Yes

Red


No

No

No

No

No

No

No
Conservation Status

Yes


Interesting Tidbits

Spreads by stolons - a good ground cover. (Ontario Native Plants 2002) Fruit was gathered and eaten raw by Aboriginals. Leaves were used to make tea by the Upriver Halkomelem and Sechelt of British Columbia and the Micmac of the maritimes (USDA Plants Database)


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