U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Forbs/Herbs
Duchesnea indica (Andr.) Focke

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Rosales: Rosaceae
Synonym(s): Indian strawberry
Native Range: India (BAIL);

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Plant(s); July. Photo from Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses by J.H. Miller and K.V. Miller, published by The University of Georgia Press in cooperation with the Southern Weed Science Society.
James H. Miller & Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society,
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Flower(s); Shaded lawn, Rolling Fork, Sharkey County, Mississippi, U.S.A.
Richard Carter, Valdosta State University,
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EDDMapS Distribution:
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State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Antietam National Battlefield (Maryland)

Invasive Listing Sources:
City of Ann Arbor Michigan Parks and Recreation
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council
Maryland Cooperative Extension Service.  2003. Invasive Plant Control in Maryland. Home and Garden Information Center, Home and Garden Mimeo HG88. 4 pp.
Maryland Department of Natural Resources, 1994
Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2005
Missouri Department of Conservation,
New Jersey Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry, 2004