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Indian Strawberry
Duchesnea indica

The "Indian" in the name refers not to Native Americans, but to the country in Asia. Indian strawberry is native to India and adjacent parts of Asia.

• Family: Rose (Rosaceae)
• Habitat: moist waste places, lawns
• Height: 2-5 inches
• Flower size: 1/2 to 3/4 inch across
• Flower color: yellow
• Flowering time: April to August
• Origin: Asia

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Duchesnea indica
Duchesnea indica
Indian strawberry has fruits that look like strawberries, but they have no flavor.

Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.