Latin name: Fragaria vesca L. ssp. bracteata (A. Heller) Staudt Syn.: F. bracteata A. Heller
Botanical family: Rosaceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): woodland strawberry (Eng.)
fraisier (Fr.)
Leaves, roots and fruits :Mixed with boiling water and used as a blood purifier and blood-building agent [Mi'kmaq 62].
Leaves or roots :Tea given as a gargle for gum problems, or used in diarrhoea or dysentery, weakness of the intestines, infections of urinary organs, or to prevent night sweats [Mi'kmaq 62].
Fruits :Heart medicine [Dene 17].
Runners :Boiled with 'Petasites sagittatus and 'Pyrola asarifolia and drunk as a medicine [Dene 17].