End of bloom; ready to leaf out
Young Paw Paw fruits emerging from shriveled flowers. Path near James River, west of Park HQ building.
Huston Farm trail at Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center
tree with grey rough bark, slender twigs, alternate bud scars, terminal bud without true scales, round flower buds with dark brown pubescence
Asimina triloba, the pawpaw, paw paw, paw-paw, or common pawpaw, is a species of Asimina (the pawpaw genus) in the same plant family (the Annonaceae) as the custard-apple, cherimoya, sweetsop, ylang-ylang and soursop. The pawpaw is native to the Eastern, Southern, and Midwestern United States and adjacent southernmost Ontario, Canada, from New York west to southeastern Nebraska, and south to northern Florida and eastern Texas. The pawpaw is a patch-forming (clonal) understory tree found in well-drained,...