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Barren Strawberry
Geum fragarioides
(formerly Waldsteinia fragarioides)

Barren Strawberry (Geum fragarioides) Other common names: Appalachian Barren Strawberry, Dry Strawberry

Other scientific names: Waldsteinia fragarioides, Dalibarda fragarioides

French names: Waldsteine faux-fraisier

Family: Rose Family (Rosaceae)

Group: Strawberries

Flowers: Spring;  Yellow;  5 parts (petals)

Height: 10-30 cm (3-11 in)

Habitat: Forests

Grows in Sun/Shade: Shade

Lifespan: Perennial.  

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 184    Peterson's Field Guide to Wildflowers: 148    ROM Field Guide to Wildflowers of Ontario: 373   

Native/Non-native: Native

Photographs: 135 photographs available, of which 2 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Barren Strawberry (Geum fragarioides) flowers

The bright yellow flowers of Barren Strawberry.

Barren Strawberry (Geum fragarioides) flowers
Photograph by Graham Buck

Range map for Barren Strawberry (Geum fragarioides)

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