Spring Wildflowers

Invasive Plants to be Avoided -

Indian strawberry (Duchesnea indica)

Member of the Rosaceae (Rose) family.  Blooms April - July in moist waste ground.  The plant has pointed leaflets and trailing habits.  Single yellow flowers spring from leaf nodes.  3-toothed bracts exceed the petals and sepals.  The fruit is strawberrylike but inedible.  Duchesnea is a rampant spreader that can invade other areas taking over smaller perennials.

To learn more about Indian strawberry, visit its profile at the USDA Plants Database