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:
Podosphaera aphanis

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

Udea ferrugalis Larva

Udea lutealis Larva

Callimorpha dominula

Spilosoma lutea Larva

Several Tenthredinidae

Altica oleracea

Batophila rubi

Phyllobius oblongus

Phyllobius vespertinus

Neocoenorrhinus germanicus
Sapivores:
Several Aphididae

Lygocoris pabulinus

Philaenus spumarius

Edwardsiana rosae

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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