A group of about 20 related plants in 🌹︎ rose  family Rosaceae in 🍎︎ apple / 🍇︎ berry / buckthorn / elm / hemp / 🌹︎ rose  order Rosales, including species 🍓︎ wild strawberry  Fragaria virginiana and 🍓︎ garden strawberry  Fragaria × ananassa.

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Despite its common name, botanically, its fruit is not a berry, but an "aggregate accessory".

Different species are native 🌐︎ worldwide, mostly in north temperate regions:  North America and Eurasia.   🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) 🌎︎ map (🇨🇦 Canada, 🇺🇸 USA) (colors).

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Fragaria hosts caterpillars of 82 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
Uses by butterflies,
planting info

Bloom dates.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 58)

Learn more about 🍓︎ strawberry genus Fragaria

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