[The Wild Strawberrys of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Broad-petal Strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Mountain Strawberry, Virginia Strawberry, Blueleaf Strawberry

Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala

Synonyms: Fragaria platypetala, Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala

Broad-petal Strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Mountain Strawberry, Virginia Strawberry, Blueleaf Strawberry: Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala (Synonyms: Fragaria platypetala, Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala)

Broad-petal strawberry blooming along the Butte Camp Trail, Mount Saint Helens National Monument..........July 9, 2013.

Broad-petal Strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Mountain Strawberry, Virginia Strawberry, Blueleaf Strawberry: Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala (Synonyms: Fragaria platypetala, Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala)

Broad-petal strawberry blooming along the Craggy Peak Trail #3l, Gifford Pinchot National Forest.........September 14, 2014.

Ripe fruits of the Broad-petal Strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Mountain Strawberry, Virginia Strawberry, Blueleaf Strawberry: Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala (Synonyms: Fragaria platypetala, Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala) - Broad-petal Strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Mountain Strawberry, Virginia Strawberry, Blueleaf Strawberry: Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala (Synonyms: Fragaria platypetala, Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala)

Broad-petal strawberry with sweet, ripe fruits as seen (left) at the summit of Strawberry Mountain near the eastern edge of the Mount Saint Helens National Monument.........June 21, 2015. The photo at right shows the ripe fruits of broad-petal strawberry as seen along the Steamboat Mt. Trail #14, Steamboat Mt. RNA, Gifford Pinchot National Forest..........August 25, 2016.

Broad-petal Strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Mountain Strawberry, Virginia Strawberry, Blueleaf Strawberry: Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala (Synonyms: Fragaria platypetala, Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala)

Broad-petal strawberry reblooming along the Craggy Peak Trail #3 about one-half mile south of the junction with the Boundary Trail #1, Dark Divide, Gifford Pinchot National Forest.........August 25, 2015.

Broad-petal Strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Mountain Strawberry, Virginia Strawberry, Blueleaf Strawberry: Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala (Synonyms: Fragaria platypetala, Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala)

A broad-petal strawberry eking out an existence between large rocks above timberline along the Butte Camp Trail #238A near the Loowit Trail #216, Mount Saint Helens National Monument.........June 9, 2015. Note the aerial stems used to establish new plants away from the parent.

Broad-petal Strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Mountain Strawberry, Virginia Strawberry, Blueleaf Strawberry: Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala (Synonyms: Fragaria platypetala, Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala) - Broad-petal Strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Mountain Strawberry, Virginia Strawberry, Blueleaf Strawberry: Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala (Synonyms: Fragaria platypetala, Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala)

A broad-petal strawberry in bloom (left) along the Boundary Trail #1 about one-half mile west of the Norway Pass Trailhead, Mount Saint Helens National Monument.........August 5, 2015. The photo at right shows a broad-petal strawberry blooming along the Loowit Trail just uphill to the north of the junction with the Ape Canyon Trail #234, Mount St. Helens National Monument........July 13, 2016.

Broad-petal Strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Mountain Strawberry, Virginia Strawberry, Blueleaf Strawberry: Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala (Synonyms: Fragaria platypetala, Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala) - Broad-petal Strawberry, Wild Strawberry, Mountain Strawberry, Virginia Strawberry, Blueleaf Strawberry: Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala (Synonyms: Fragaria platypetala, Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala)

Broad-petal strawberries blooming atop Harry's Ridge, Mount Saint Helens National Monument.........June 18, 2018.


Paul Slichter