The Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) is a hybrid, herbaceous, flowering plant in the Rosaceae family of roses.
It is common worldwide. It is believed to have been cultivated in Brittany, France, with cross species from North America and Chile.
The leaves are serrated and hairy.
The fruit is edible, fleshy, bright-red, and triangular-shaped, appearing in early summer. Generally, one plant produces 50-60 fruit.
The flowers are white, appearing in small clusters on slender stalks. They have 5-8 petals, but most flowers have six petals.
The Strawberry blooms at the end of summer or in early autumn.
Photographed in Tbilisi, Georgia, November 2018.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls