Wild Strawberry, or Fragaria vesca

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Date:May 1919

Description:This perennial spreads across hedgebanks, railway embankments and clearings by spreading its runners.

Flowering between April and July, it can grow to a height of 15cm and produces fruit until October.

This example was collected at Hawkesyard, near Armitage in Staffordshire by local naturalist Henry Reader in May 1919.

About this plant

This plant is now cared for by staff at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


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Image courtesy of: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

Donor ref:B2118 (111/16873)

Source: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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