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Annona glabra L.
USDA Symbol: ANGL4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A tree with a a rounded, spreading crown and a short, buttressed trunk.
The Pond Apple is a member of the annona or custard apple family (Annonaceae), which includes small to medium-sized trees and shrubs. The family has about 2,000 species in tropical and warm temperate regions, but only four native and one naturalized tree and three native shrub species occur in North America.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Tree Leaf Retention: Deciduous Leaf Arrangement: Alternate Leaf Complexity: Simple Leaf Shape: Elliptic
, Ovate Leaf Venation: Pinnate Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous Leaf Margin: Entire Leaf Apex: Acute Leaf Base: Cuneate Leaf Texture:
Leathery Size Notes:
Height to 50 feet. Leaf:
Bright green above, pale below. Flower:
Dull yellow blotched with brown. 5-12 cm. Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
FL Native Distribution:
Central Florida and southward. Native Habitat:
Swamps, wet hammocks, streamsides. USDA Native Status: L48(N), PR(N), VI(N)
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
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Record Modified: 2007-08-21
Research By: TWC Staff