Fragaria vesca L.

Taxonomy: Fam. Rosaceae// Genus: Fragaria// Species: Fragaria vesca L.

Determined according to the botanical key provided in The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia (Micevski, 1998).

Lifeform:  Perennial, hemicryptophyte according to the Raunkiær system.

Distribution: Native from Europe to West Siberia, China (Xinjiang) and Iran according to the distribution information provided by the Plants of the World Online portal (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew).

Habitat: Found in clearings and on the edges of forests, among trees.

Flowering period:  Early to mid summer (JUN-JUL). Fruit ripens during mid to late summer (JUL-AUG).

Fragaria vesca – habit. Osogovo- Ponikva, 24.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Fragaria vesca – habit. Osogovo- Ponikva, 24.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Fragaria vesca – habit. Osogovo- Ponikva, 24.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Fragaria vesca – habit. Osogovo- Ponikva, 24.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Fragaria vesca – flower. Osogovo- Ponikva, 24.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Fragaria vesca – flower. Osogovo- Ponikva, 24.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Fragaria vesca – flower. Osogovo- Ponikva, 24.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Fragaria vesca – developing fruit. Osogovo- Ponikva, 24.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Fragaria vesca – fruit. Osogovo- Ponikva, 24.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Fragaria vesca – fruit. Osogovo- Ponikva, 24.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Fragaria vesca – fruit. Osogovo- Ponikva, 24.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.

References:

Fragaria vesca L. Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:30074127-2 [Accessed 02.08.2021].

Micevski, K. (1998). The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia Vol. I, Book 4. Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

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