Waldsteinia fragarioides
(barren strawberry)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: George Bruso, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Height: Groundcover, 6 – 12 inches


Spread:  12 inches


Location: Top of Berm


Native Status: MN


Comments & Cautions:
use for shade groundcover; non-native W. ternata species is more aggressive and considered invasive


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

This plant DOES have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

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Plant Form

mat-forming groundcover spreads by rhizomes

Foliage

small-toothed leaflets; fine texture

Flowers

small, yellow, five-petaled flowers on separate stems; April-June; fruits resemble small strawberries

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