Connecticut Plants
Wild Strawberry (Common Strawberry)
Fragaria virginiana Duchesne
  • Family: rose (Rosaceae)
  • Habitat: fields, wood margins, rocky areas
  • Height: 3-6 inches
  • Flower size: 3/4 inch
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: April to June
  • Origin: Connecticut has both a native subspecies (Fragaria virginiana ssp. virginiana) and a non-native subspecies (Fragaria virginiana ssp. grayana)
Fragaria virginiana Duchesne