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Waldsteinia geoides
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Colurieae
Genus: Waldsteinia

Waldsteinia fragarioides - barren strawberry
Waldsteinia geoides
Waldsteinia idahoensis - Idaho strawberry
Waldsteinia lobata - Piedmont barren strawberry
Waldsteinia ternata
et al.

Waldsteinia, the barren strawberries,[1] is a genus of the rose family (Rosaceae). It contains about six species native to the temperate Northern Hemisphere.[2] A number of species are cultivated as a ground cover in gardens, including Waldsteinia fragarioides from North America, Waldsteinia geoides from Europe, Waldsteinia lobata, and Waldsteinia ternata from Eurasia (from Central Europe to Siberia, China, and Japan).[3]


  1. ^ "Waldsteinia". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  2. ^ "34. WALDSTEINIA Willdenow". Flora of China.
  3. ^ David S. MacKenzie (1997). Perennial Ground Covers. Timber Press. ISBN 0-88192-557-8.

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