Barren Strawberry
Barren Strawberry
Waldsteinia fragarioides
Rose Family - Rosaceae
Flowers (about 0.5 inches wide) with 5 petals, many stamens and 3 to 6 pistils on a leafless stalk. Leaves basal, evergreen, borne on a long stalk and divided into 3 toothed wedge-shaped leaflets.

(Photographed - May)
Although resembling strawberry plants, this low plant has yellow flowers and does not produce an edible fleshy fruit.
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