Fragaria vesca

Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
Species:Fragaria vesca L.
Common NameWoodland Strawberry
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: ternate; Leaflet Margins: serrate; Leaflet Number: 3; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Achene; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: Yes; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Ovules per Carpel: 2; Ovules per Carpel: 3; Ovules per Carpel: 4; Ovules per Carpel: 5; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 5; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 13+
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Campbell (KY), Cumberland (TN), Franklin (TN), Lewis (TN), Monroe (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Weakley (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: HTTU, KNK, MTSU, UCHT, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1980 - 1987

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
HTTU023359 Putnam Tennessee
Fragaria vesca
UTM00784 Weakley Tennessee
Fragaria vesca
UCHT015313 Monroe Tennessee
Fragaria vesca
HTTU023360 Putnam Tennessee
Fragaria vesca
31973000018208 Campbell Kentucky
Fragaria vesca
HTTU023358 Roane Tennessee
Fragaria vesca
MTSU007742 Rutherford Tennessee 20 Apr 1987 Fred Funte
Fragaria vesca
HTTU023361 Tennessee
Fragaria vesca
MTSU007703 Franklin Tennessee 15 Apr 1980 Beatrice Twesigye
Fragaria vesca
HTTU028622 Cumberland Tennessee
Fragaria vesca
MTSU007704 Lewis Tennessee 25 Apr 1982 Mike Tatum
Fragaria vesca
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Plant Photos

Fragaria vesca - Joey Shaw
Fragaria vesca - Joey Shaw
Fragaria vesca - Joey Shaw
Fragaria vesca - Joey Shaw
Fragaria vesca - Joey Shaw
Fragaria vesca - Joey Shaw