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Directory of Wildflowers

Wild Strawberry
Fragaria virginiana

Wild Strawberry
Wild Strawberry

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
6 - 12 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
April - June
 

Features

White flowers followed by red strawberries (small, but edible)

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; moist, well drained sites.

Notes

Found in prairies and open woods. Spreads by stolons and rhizomes.