Mock Strawberry

Location: Main Campus, lawn N of Robinson Center
Approximate blooming period: late spring - summer

Indian or Mock strawberry, Potentilla indica (formerly Duchesnea indica)

Origin: Eastern and Southern Asia 
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zone 6 
Height and Form: herbaceous creeping vine 
Foliage and Bark: leaves grow in groups of three 
Flowers, Fruit and Seeds: small, yellow five-petaled flowers that turn into little red fruits with seeds, resembling strawberries 
Culture: Open woods, prairies, fields, lawns
Cultivars/Varieties: grows wild


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