Latin name: Fragaria vesca L.
Pronunciation: fra-GARE-ee-a VES-ka
Common name: Wild strawberry
Family: Rosaceae (Rose)
Habitat: Generally partial shade from 4000' to 6000' in mostly coniferous forest, San Bernardinos, Peninsular Range
Blooming period: March to June
Name derivations: 1) Fragaria 2) vesca
NOTE: This is our only native strawberry.