|Fragaria virginiana||Rose Family||Rosaceae|
|April - June||Common|
Description: From 3 to 10 inches tall. Leaves are divided into 3 toothed segments. Fruits are a smaller and much tastier edition of the garden strawberry, Wild strawberries usually have a sharper flavor than the garden strawberry. The indian strawberry, Duchesnea indica, is similar but with yellow flowers and tasteless fruits.
Location: Fields, wood borders, roadsides.
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