Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3586

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon

Look for it in dry pinelands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 2-6mm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White to yellowish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
6 petals (usually)
Many stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellow-green
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Magnoliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Asimina incana   FAMILY Annonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Asimina incana   FAMILY Annonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Trees, Shrubs, Woody Vines of north Florida & adjacent GA & AL (Godfrey, 1988)
Asimina incana

 

COMMON NAME:
Flag Pawpaw, Polecat Bush, Woolly Pawpaw


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image of Asimina incana, Flag Pawpaw, Polecat Bush, Woolly Pawpaw

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_asimina_incana

July        

Newly emerged lvs densely tomentose w pale pubescence; mature lvs medium green, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Asimina incana, Flag Pawpaw, Polecat Bush, Woolly Pawpaw

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_asimina_incana_2

July        

image of Asimina incana, Flag Pawpaw, Polecat Bush, Woolly Pawpaw

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_asimina_incarna

July        

Berries unevenly oblong-cylindric, pulpy, yellow-green, to 8 cm, per Flora of North America.