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Indian Strawberry
Potentilla indica
(formerly Duchesnea indica)

Indian Strawberry (Potentilla indica) Other common names: Mock Strawberry

Other scientific names: Duchesnea indica, Duchesnea chrysantha, Fragaria indica

Family: Rose Family (Rosaceae)

Group: Strawberries

Similar species:
  •   Barren Strawberry (Geum fragarioides)

Flowers: Spring;  Yellow;  5 parts (petals)

Leaves: Compound, Toothed

Habitat: Forests

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 240   

Native/Non-native: Non-native

Photographs: 27 photographs available, of which 3 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Indian Strawberry (Potentilla indica)

Indian Strawberry flower.

Indian Strawberry (Potentilla indica)

Indian Strawberry (Potentilla indica)

Indian Strawberry leaf.

Range map for Indian Strawberry (Potentilla indica)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)