North Carolina Wildflowers

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Barren Strawberry (Waldsteinia fragarioides)
Clay Co., NC
22 May 2005

Scattered across NC, though rare in the coastal plain. Although it has "strawberry" in the name, unlike the plant above, these fruits are not edible.

Barren Strawberry (Waldsteinia fragarioides) Barren Strawberry (Waldsteinia fragarioides)

Annotated habitat and distribution information listed above is from Radford, Ahles, & Bell. 1968. Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. UNC Press; and from personal observations and discussions with Will Cook, Harry LeGrand, and Bob Wilbur. Common names from personal experience and supplemented by the following resources USDA plants website, Flora of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia, and NatureServe.

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