barren strawberry


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barren strawberry

n.
Any of various low-growing perennial herbs of the genus Waldsteinia in the rose family, having strawberrylike leaves, yellow flowers, and small inedible fruit, and often cultivated as a ground cover. Also called waldsteinia.
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He also says: "a barren strawberry tree has put itself on the pillow of the night's darkness".
that we had a book of botany', Grasmere Journal, 16 May 1800) mistook for the wild strawberry the very similar barren strawberry (Potentilla sterilis) which flowers earlier in the year, from February to May, and even appears quite commonly in December or January.
pachysandra, periwinkle, Hosta, plumy bleeding heart, bearberry, barren strawberry, goutweed (careful that it and Lamium are prevented from covering the entire property).