Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3858

Shrub

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in wet flatwoods, savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Petioles 2-6mm long

FLOWER:
Spring
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
6 petals (usually)
Many stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Yellow-green
Berry

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Asimina reticulata   FAMILY Annonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Pityothamnus reticulatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Netleaf Pawpaw


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image of Asimina reticulata

Keith Bradley    kab_a_reticulata_0059

March    Glades County    FL

Fully emerged leaf blade narrowly obovate to oblong or elliptic, per Flora of North America.