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Virginia Strawberry - Fragaria virginiana


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Similar to F. vesca. Leaflets 2–6 cm long, glabrous, yellow-green, inconspicuously veiny above. Inflorescence 5–20 cm long, as long or longer than the leaves. Flowers: sepals lanceolate, 4–6 mm long; petals 7–12 mm long. Fruit ca. 1 cm across (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

In Montana we have varieties platypetala (Rydb.) H.M.Hall and glauca S. Watson.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Native to most of temperate N. America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 381

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Habitat
Meadows, grasslands, forest; plains, valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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