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The garden strawberry is a widely grown hybrid species of the genus Fragaria It is cultivated worldwide for its fruit. The fruit (which is not a botanical berry, but an  ...

History of the Strawberry - University of Vermont


Strawberries are among the first fruit to ripen in the Northeast. The flower buds formed last fall and were tucked away under a layer of straw for the winter.

Strawberry: A Brief History // Missouri Environment and Garden ...


May 21, 2012 ... Although the exact origin of its common name is uncertain, the name strawberry probably is a corruption of "strewn berry". The latter was an ...

strawberry | fruit plant | Britannica.com


Apr 6, 2016 ... Strawberry (genus Fragaria), genus of more than 20 species of flowering plants in the rose family (Rosaceae) and their edible fruit.

A History of Strawberries - Food Reference Articles


Strawberries, Berry Berry Good - Food Reference: Food Trivia, Facts, History, ... The great-great-great-great grandparents of today's strawberry come from two ... Potato: Their Early History | Potato: Origin of the Modern Potato | Potatoes, The ...

The Strawberry - National Agricultural Library - US Department of ...


fornia and collaborated with Dr. Darrow on strawberry breeding and industry in .... This book is designed to acquaint the reader with the strawberry, its origin.

Berry Strawberries with whip cream. Berry Good - ARS :


Jun 7, 2007 ... Wild strawberries grow on every continent except Africa and Australia/New Zealand. But you wouldn't want to eat some of them. Often, they are ...

Strawberry | Define Strawberry at Dictionary.com


Strawberry definition, the fruit of any stemless plant belonging to the genus Fragaria, of the rose family, consisting of an enlarged fleshy ... Origin of strawberry

History of Strawberries - Buzzle


Jan 21, 2014 ... There is one more theory about the origin of the word. Strawberries being abundant in nature were not cultivated as a cash crop. Strawberries ...

The First Strawberries - Powersource


The First Strawberries. Retold by Barbara Shining Woman Warren. In the beginning of the world, ga lv la di e hi created First Man and First Woman. Together ...

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Strawberry Origins - Strawberries For Strawberry Lovers


Where did/do strawberries originate from? What country did strawberries originate in? Strawberry origins. Origin of strawberries. Indigenous species of ...

Etymology of Strawberry : snopes.com


Jul 12, 2007 ... Claim: Strawberries are so named because they are bedded in straw. Status: False. Origins: On our drives through Oxnard, California, we are ...

Theories on the etymology of 'strawberry' | OUPblog


Apr 1, 2015 ... One fine morning a faithful reader of this blog asked: “What is the origin of the word strawberry?” Before enlarging on this much-discussed ...