Indian Strawberry

Duchesnea indica

Photo of Indian Strawberry
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

A perennial vine with leaves similar to strawberry. Flowers are yellow with red fruit. It spreads rapidly in thin turf by means of both rhizomes and stolons. The fruit resembles strawberry but is tasteless and dry.

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