|wild strawberry (Fragaria spp.)||
wild strawberry (Fragaria spp.; ROSE FAMILY [Rosaceae]) Two perennial species with 5-petaled white flowers, but which also spreads by runners. The familiar red fruit is the aggregate product of the receptacle and the many pistils of a single flower. Leaves are compound, with three coarsely toothed, egg-shaped leaflets. Flowers in spring and early summer, one of the earliest edible wild fruits. 
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