Connecticut Plants
Barren Strawberry
Geum fragarioides (Michx.) Smedmark

Barren strawberry was believed to have been extirpated in Connecticut, but recently it was rediscovered. The state classifies it endangered.

  • Synonyms: Waldsteinia fragarioides (Michx.) Tratt.
  • Family: rose (Rosaceae)
  • Habitat: woods, clearings
  • Height: 3-8 inches
  • Flower size: 1/2 to 3/4 inch across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: April to June
  • Origin: native
Waldsteinia fragarioides (Michx.) Tratt.