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Fragaria virginiana ssp. glauca
blueleaf strawberry, broadpetal strawberry, wild strawberry

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington except in sagebrush areas; Alaska to California east to Alberta, west to Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah.

Habitat: Open woods to gravelly meadows in the plains and lower mountains.

Flowers: May-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Fragaria virginiana Duchesne ssp. glauca (S. Watson) Staudt
Publication: Canad. J. Bot. 40(6): 881. 1962.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Fragaria glauca (S. Watson) Rydb.
Fragaria multicipita Fernald
Fragaria ovalis (Lehm.) Rydb.
Fragaria pauciflora Rydb.
Fragaria platypetala Rydb.
Fragaria platypetala Rydb. var. sibbaldifolia (Rydb.) Jeps.
Fragaria sibbaldifolia Rydb.
Fragaria suksdorfii Rydb.
Fragaria truncata Rydb.
Fragaria virginiana Duchesne ssp. platypetala (Rydb.) Staudt
Fragaria virginiana Duchesne var. glauca S. Watson [HC]
Fragaria virginiana Duchesne var. ovalis (Lehm.) R.J. Davis
Fragaria virginiana Duchesne var. platypetala (Rydb.) H.M. Hall [HC]
Fragaria virginiana Duchesne var. terrae-novae (Rydb.) Fernald & Wiegand
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Fragaria virginiana ssp. glauca in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Fragaria virginiana ssp. glauca checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Fragaria virginiana ssp. glauca atlas page.

CalPhotos: Fragaria virginiana ssp. glauca photos.

USDA Plants: Fragaria virginiana ssp. glauca information.

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