Wild Strawberry(2)

Fragaria virginiana

Wild Strawberry
Fragaria virginiana

Family: Rose (Rosaceae)
AKA: Virginia Strawberry
Photo taken on: June 9, 2007
Location: Snodgrass, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to subalpine
Habitat: Meadows, open woods

Grows low to the ground with red runners and bluish leaves divided into three leaflets. Flowers are bright white and up to 1" across. arrow

Fragaria virginiana - fruit

Berries are tiny, sweet and popular with wildlife and humans.

The berries of the Woodland Strawberry below are red but tasteless.

Fragaria vesca bracteata

Woodland Strawberry
Fragaria vesca

Family: Rose (Rosaceae)
AKA: Wild Strawberry
Photo taken on: June 7, 2008
Location: Almont, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to subalpine
Habitat: Meadows, open woods

Grows to 8" high compared to Wild Strawberry. Flowers are smaller. Leaves more green and more prominently veined and deeper toothed.

White/Cream Single Flowers