[The Rose Family in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

The Strawberrys of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Fragaria

 


Cascade Strawberry: Fragaria cascadensis

Woodland Strawberry, Wood Strawberry, Woods Strawberry: Fragaria vesca ssp. bracteata (Synonyms: Fragaria bracteata, Fragaria crinita, Fragaria helleri, Fragaria vesca var. breateata, Fragaria vesca var. crinita) - White flowers with 5 petals. The flowers are about the size of quarters and may be found above or at the same level as the leaves. The compound leaves are dark green, and look to have a rough surface due to the many veins that cross them. There are 3 leaflets.

Blueleaf Strawberry, Broadpetal Strawberry, Broad-petal Strawberry, Mountain Strawberry, Virginia Strawberry, Wild Strawberry: Fragaria virginiana ssp. platypetala (Synonyms: Fragaria platypetala, Fragaria platypetala var. sibbaldifolia, Fragaria sibbaldifolia, Fragaria suksdorfii, Fragaria truncata, Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala) - White flowers with 5 petals. The flowers are about quarter sized and may be found at the same level as the leaves, as well as above. The compound leaves have 3 leaflets which appear smooth surfaced, somewhat blue-green in color.


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