Mock Strawberry

I thought I found tasty wild strawberries growing in my backyard.  A little research told me that these are mock strawberries, also called snake berries or Indian strawberries.  Not tasty.

 

Linking to Macro Monday
and Nature Notes

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27 Comments on “Mock Strawberry”

  1. TexWisGirl says:

    hmmm. pretty, though.

  2. Gunilla says:

    It’s very pretty!

  3. Gattina says:

    They are beautiful ! I thought they would be very tasty !

  4. Wow beautiful macro. Here we grow them in our mild winters not very successfully. But our friends in hilly areas grow them easily.

  5. geanina says:

    very beautiful image! 🙂

  6. Céline & Philippe says:

    Thank you for visiting us on “Les Fous du Cap”.
    Beautifule picture 😉
    Céline & Philippe

  7. Molly says:

    I have never seen these before. At first glance a strawberry but then you realise something is not quite right it.

    Mollyxxx

  8. I’ve not seen those before.

  9. ZielonaMila says:

    Nice photograph, interesting view. I am greeting

  10. lindamakiej says:

    Beautiful shot and wonderful subject here!
    Have a great day! 🙂

  11. I don’t know if I have ever seen one of those! Seems to me I have…. So they aren’t tasty. LOL you must of tried one.

  12. lindyloumacinitaly says:

    Calling by from Macro Monday interesting not a plant I know.

  13. Fergiemoto says:

    Nice shot of a very interesting plant! I have not seen these before.

  14. I have some woodland strawberries growing…not tasty either

  15. Leovi says:

    Wonderful, I love this macro, Greetings.

  16. Robyn says:

    I would not like that surprise either. The mock strawberry does make for a pretty picture. I don’t think I have ever heard of them before.

  17. the picture is lovely. so crisp and clear….guess the berry is very tart!!

  18. Gail says:

    I’ve seen something similar to this though it’s orange and about the size of a golf ball. Maybe it’s the same family as this. Anyway, pretty pic!

  19. elliefar says:

    I’ve not heard of these before – they are quite pretty though!!!

  20. I admit I have never seen or heard of these before!

  21. Hmmmm….someone just posted one of these wondering what it was…..now I know and can’t remember who it was…..ah well….it may not be tasty but it sure looks good.

  22. DelGal says:

    Looks neat but glad ya didn’t eat any, yuck! 🙂

  23. prumstaengel says:

    Looks crazy, be glad you did not eat one of them. 😉

  24. Kim,USA says:

    That is beautiful!

  25. Eileen says:

    I think I tasted these wild berries when I was young. They are not tasty, but they are pretty.

  26. Great shot, I love all your other bird photos too! Laura

  27. Lisa Gordon says:

    We have these growing all over the place at House #2.
    Thank you for the info, now I know what they are.


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