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Asimina parviflora

dwarf pawpaw

Scientific Name:

Asimina parviflora

Genus:

Asimina

Species Epithet:

parviflora

Common Name:

dwarf pawpaw

Plant Type

Tree/Shrub

Plant Family

Annonaceae (Custard-Apple Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

6-12 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Green, Purple, Brown

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

April, May

Growing Area:

Mountains, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Sandy or rocky, dry to fairly moist forests

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Bloom

with a little damage

image

Tom Harville
May 09

Plant

Y-shaped plant in the foreground with new leaves on the ends

image

Tom Harville
May 09

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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