Fragaria vesca Linnaeus 1753 (Family Rosaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 5-30cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Stoloniferous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering April - June (Earliest: 30.4)

Protective Chemicals
Terpenoids Myrtenol, Pinene
Flavonoids Catechin
Other Phenolics Ellagic & Malic Acids, Methyl Cinnamate, Tannins
Other Acids Citric

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge
Parasites:
Parornix anglicella Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Coleophora albicostella

Coleophora potentillae

Stigmella aurella

Stigmella splendidissimella

Incurvaria praelatella Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Fenella nigrita

Agromyza idaeiana

Anthonomus rubi Larva
(Flower Gall)
Herbivores:
Boloria selene Larva

Vanessa cardui

Pyrgus malvae Larva

Several Geometridae

Several Noctuidae

Many Tortricidae

Callimorpha dominula

Udea lutealis Larva

Several Tenthredinidae

Altica oleracea

Phyllobius oblongus

Phyllobius vespertinus
Sapivores:
Lygocoris pabulinus

Philaenus spumarius

Macrosiphum rosae

Sitobion fragariae

Edwardsiana rosae

Aphrodes bicinctus

Thrips fuscipennis
Florivores:
Elaphria venustula Larva
Frugivores:
Dolycoris baccarum

Plagiognathus arbustorum

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Wild Strawberry


Pictures © 2003, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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