Wild Strawberry – Fragaria vesca
Plant : Wild Strawberry grows in woodland, hedgerow and shrub land in rural Northumberland. It spreads through it stolons and plants will grow up to 30 cm tall. Its heavily toothed and grooved leaves are distinctive. It is a member of the Rosaceae family and attractive to bees.
Flower : The small white flowers are approximately 20 mm across and have five petals and numerous stamens, typical of the rosaceae family. It has a long flowering period between April and July.
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