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Asimina pygmea

Dwarf pawpaw, Gopher-berry

Annonaceae (Custard-Apple Family)

USDA Symbol: ASPY2

USDA Native Status:

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate , Obovate
Leaf Venation: Pinnate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Inflorescence: Axillary
Fruit Type: Berry
Fruit: Berries yellow-green. 1 inch
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: FL , GA
Native Habitat: Sandy peat of pine-palmetto flats, savannas, low sandy fields, and low sand ridges.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Asimina pygmea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Asimina pygmea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Asimina pygmea

Metadata

Record Modified: 2011-07-10
Research By: DEW

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