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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Geum fragarioides [=Waldsteinia fragarioides]

Northern Barren Strawberry

Scientific Name:

Geum fragarioides [=Waldsteinia fragarioides]

Genus:

Geum

Species Epithet:

fragarioides

Common Name:

Northern Barren Strawberry

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day, Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

March, April, May

Growing Area:

Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Forests, streambanks. Rare in NC piedmont.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Compound

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Assigned

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled, S3: Vulnerable, SU: Unrankable (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

State Status:

W1: Watch List: Rare but Relatively Secure, W7: Watch List: Poorly Known in NC (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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