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Indian Strawberry


INDIAN STRAWBERRY ( Common Cinquefoil)
Potentilla simplex Rose Family  rosaceae
April- June common
Description: From 6 to 20 inches  tall. Cinquefoil suggest yellow flowered strawberries, but most species have radically 5 parted leaves (hence the name). This familiar species has prostrate stems, rooting at the nodes. Flowers and leaves rise up from runners on separate stalks. Fruit is bright red , resembles a strawberry, but is taste less.

Location: dry woods, fields

Indian Strawberry
 

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