(First upload on December 9 2008. Last on August 10 2023) [ 日本語 | English ]

Fragaria vesca Coville

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Fragaria L. (オランダイチゴ)
Fragaria vesca Coville (Ezohebi-ichigo, エゾヘビイチゴ, 蝦夷蛇苺), woodland strawbery (others are: wild strawberry, alpine strawberry, fraises des Bois, and European strawberry)
Lifeform: stoloniferous perennial forb
Distribution: widespread in the Northern Hemisphere (exotic to Japan)
Habitat: sunny, drained sites

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Seed: small (developing seedbank)
Petal: 5-6 petals ☛ F. iinumae
Chromosome number: 2n (2x) = 14
f. alba (Duchesne) Staudt (シロミノベスカイチゴ)
  • Shulaev V et al. 2010. The genome of woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca). Nature Genetics 43: 109-116

Fragaria vesca in Hokkaido

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Berry4 Berry5 Berry6
[1-3] on Goshiki Spa, Niseko, on June 26 2006. [4-6] along a paved road in Shinkawa, North Ward, Sapporo, on May 6 2023.