Virginia Strawberry
Fragaria virginiana duchesne. (Rosaceae)

Common Names
Virginia strawberry, Indian strawberry, scarlet strawberry, strawberry, wild strawberry.

A low-running perennial with 3 ovate toothed leaflets. The flowers have 5 white petals, and the fruit is red.

Flowering Period
March to June or later.

Fields, open slopes, borders of woods.

Leaves and fruit.

Leaves of this plant are mildly astringent; the fruit has been used as an old-time gout remedy and refrigerant.

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