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    • Paw Paw
    • Common Pawpaw
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    • Asimina triloba

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Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

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leladudley

Date

September 24, 2014

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Paw Paw Asimina triloba

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elizabethrush

Date

October 17, 2014

Description

Small tree with large leaves. Large fruit around the size of a mango. These fruit are green.

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Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

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rmring93

Date

September 27, 2014

Description

large tree with alternately arranged large obovate leaves with pinnate venation. Fruits are large brownish-green berries containing several brown seeds

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Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

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jenniferwilcox

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

Medium-sized shrub/small tree with large, obovate leaves (200 mm x 90 mm and smaller), dark green above, light green below, base acuminate, pinnate venation. No fruit or flowers present.

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Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

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geoffreypayne

Date

October 26, 2014 01:07 PM CDT

Description

small tree with a narrow trunk, leaves large and yellowing, aromatic when crushed, accuminlate tips.

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jgore0213

Date

September 24, 2014

Description

Straight trunk; smooth gray bark; long obovate leaves

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Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

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mslevin

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

Tree ~8 m tall, no fruit present, leaves large, elliptical, and alternate.

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Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

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dwraybuck

Date

November 1, 2014

Description

Small trees and saplings form a thicket. Leaves large, simple, alternate, with entire margins and an obovate shape. Petioles short. Lacks stipules. Fruit a large berry.

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Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

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May 3, 2014

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Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

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eraskin

Date

November 15, 2014

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Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

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arinvann

Date

August 29, 2014

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A small deciduous tree. The leaves are very large and simple. they are alternate and spirally arranged. They are entire and have an acute apex. The fruit is a large, yellowish-green berry.

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Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba

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royaltyler

Date

November 8, 2014 09:53 AM CST
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Description from Wikipedia

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,...

No range data available.