The wild strawberry is typically an interior species, but can be found in similar habitats from Southern Vancouver Island south. Moist to dry fields, roadsides, meadows, grassy slopes, thickets, forest edges, and open forests in the lowland to subalpine zones; common throughout BC, North to AK and NT, East to NF and South to CA, CO, TN, and GA.
3.9 (0- xeric, 4-mesic; 8-hydric)
Drought tolerant species for full sun and poor soil conditions.
Characteristic of young seral forests.
Modal BEC Zone Class- IDF. Zone Classes species was recorded in- AT, BG, BWBS, CWH, ESSF, ICH, IDF, IWCW, MS, PP, PPBG, SAES, SBPS, SBS, SBWS, SWB, SWBS.