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Wild strawberry


Classification:

Family:  Rosaceae, rose family
Genus, species:  Fragaria virginiana

Leaves:
Each leaf has three leaflets. Leaflets are about 3" long, 1.5" wide, pale green underneath, with coarsely serrated margins.

Flowers:
Flower is about 3/4" in diameter with 5 white petals and about 25 yellow stamens surrounding a small blunt cone.

Fruit:
Fruit is a small red berry, about 0.5" long, shaped like the familiar cultivated strawberry. Fruit is edible, sweet.

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