Wood Strawberry is a perennial, with white flowers, edible red fruits, and spreads by horizontal above ground stems (stolons). Fragaria californica, (F. vesca), Wood Strawberry makes a good ground cover for dry to damp shady areas or sunny areas with moderate water. Excellent for a small court yard or walkway that sets in moist shade.
Native to shady places, Sierra Nevada mountains, and the coast ranges. Cold tolerant to at least 10 F., if not 0F.
Syn: Fragaria vesca.
Fragaria californica tolerates clay, seasonal flooding and deer.
Foliage of Fragaria californica has color white, is evergreen, has fragrance and is edible.
Flower of Fragaria californica has color white and has a fragrance.
Fruit of Fragaria californica has fragrance and is edible.
Communities for Fragaria californica:Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Mixed-evergreen Forest and Yellow Pine Forest.
|ph:||5.00 to 8.00|
|usda:||7 to 10|
|height[m]:||0.00 to 0.20|
|width[m]:||2.00 to 3.00|
|rainfall[cm]:||75.00 to 500.00|
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