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Wild Strawberry

Fragaria vesca

Habitat:

Typical habitat is along trails and roadsides, embankments, hillsides, stone- and gravel-laid paths and roads, meadows, young woodlands, sparse forest, woodland edges, and clearings. Often plants can be found where they do not get sufficient light to form fruit.

Notes:

Fragaria vesca is sometimes used as an herbal medicine; an herbal tea made from the leaves, stems, and flowers is believed to aid in the treatment of diarrhea.

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3 Comments

injica
injica 9 years ago

Yummy :)))

Meik Meißner
Meik Meißner 9 years ago

Thanks Ursula, I added it to the mission.

Ursula
Ursula 9 years ago

nice picture! if you want you can add it in this mission, since you've spotted it in europe and it also can be eaten or used for medical purposes: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/2096...

Meik Meißner
Spotted by
Meik Meißner

Göttingen, Niedersachsen (Landmasse), Germany

Spotted on Jun 15, 2012
Submitted on Jun 16, 2012

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