Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4068

Shrub
Perennial

Native
Documented growing wild in (GA) (NC) SC

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 3-8mm long

FLOWER:
Spring
Purplish-brown, burgundy
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
6 petals (usually)
Many stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in leaf axils, solitary

FRUIT:
Berry

 

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

(?) LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 081-01-001 & 2:
Asimina parviflora   FAMILY Annonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH A New Hybrid of Asimina (Annonaceae) (Horn, 2017)
Asimina Xpiedmontana [parviflora X triloba]

(?) LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968)
Asimina triloba

 

COMMON NAME:
Hybrid Pawpaw


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JK Marlow    jkm170408_499

April    Laurens County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District

Peduncle rusty pubescent, 6-12mm long. Sepals densely rusty pilose, per A New Hybrid of Asimina (Annonaceae) Based on Morphological and Ecological Data (Horn, 2017).

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JK Marlow    jkm170408_500

April    Laurens County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District

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JK Marlow    jkm170408_501

April    Laurens County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District

Outer petal width (12)15-27mm [vs. A. triloba 7-14(16)mm], per A New Hybrid of Asimina (Annonaceae) Based on Morphological and Ecological Data (Horn, 2017).

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JK Marlow    jkm170408_503

April    Laurens County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District

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JK Marlow    jkm170408_505

April    Laurens County    SC

Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District

Shrubs clonal, up to 3m tall, per A New Hybrid of Asimina (Annonaceae) Based on Morphological and Ecological Data (Horn, 2017).