Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2361

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in Piedmont (rare in Coastal Plain & Mountains)

Look for it in forests, on streambanks, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Ternately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
50 stamens or more

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Aggregate of achenes

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Waldsteinia doniana   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Waldsteinia fragarioides ssp. doniana   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Geum fragarioides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)
Geum donianum

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-03-001:
Waldsteinia fragarioides   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Waldsteinia parviflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Waldsteinia fragarioides var. parviflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Waldsteinia doniana

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Barren Stawberry


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image of Waldsteinia doniana, Southern Barren Stawberry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_wado_001_lvd

        

image of Waldsteinia doniana, Southern Barren Stawberry

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_w_fragarioides1

April    Wilkes County    GA

image of Waldsteinia doniana, Southern Barren Stawberry

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_w_fragarioides2

April    Wilkes County    GA

image of Waldsteinia doniana, Southern Barren Stawberry

JK Marlow    jkm150510_038

May    Lumpkin County    GA

DeSoto Falls

Leaves trifoliate (fully divided), also typically additionally lobed, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Waldsteinia doniana, Southern Barren Stawberry

JK Marlow    jkm150510_047

May    Lumpkin County    GA

DeSoto Falls

image of Waldsteinia doniana, Southern Barren Stawberry

JK Marlow    jkm150510_058

May    Lumpkin County    GA

DeSoto Falls

image of Waldsteinia doniana, Southern Barren Stawberry

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwfragarioides_home12

May    Anderson County    SC

image of Waldsteinia doniana, Southern Barren Stawberry

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwfragarioides_home13

May    Anderson County    SC

Three leaflets, each usually longer than wide, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Waldsteinia doniana, Southern Barren Stawberry

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwfragarioides_home14

May    Anderson County    SC

image of Waldsteinia doniana, Southern Barren Stawberry

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwfragarioides_home14b

May    Anderson County    SC

Petals 2.5-4mm long (about as long as the sepals), 1-1.5mm wide, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Waldsteinia doniana, Southern Barren Stawberry

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmwfragarioides-0

Month Unknown