Wild Florida Photo - Asimina angustifolia

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Asimina angustifolia

SLIMLEAF PAWPAW

Synonym: Asimina longifolia var. longifolia

Florida native

 

A frequent small perennial shrub growing up to 1.2 dm (4 feet) in sandhills, flatwoods and scrub in the big bend area of Florida from Taylor County to Levy County and east to Columbia, Union, Bradford & Putnam Counties.
The white flowers appear in the leaf axils from April through July and also in November. The long, thin leaves are alternate and narrow at the base.
Previously known as Asimina longifolia var. longifolia, the longifolia species has been split, with this variety now A. angustifolia and A. l. spatulata now Asimina spatulata.

 
Asimina angustifolia is a member of the Annonaceae - Custard-apple family.

Other species of the Asimina genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Asimina pygmaea - DWARF PAWPAW
  View  Asimina reticulata - NETTED PAWPAW
  View  Asimina obovata - BIGFLOWER PAWPAW
  View  Asimina parviflora - SMALLFLOWER PAWPAW
  View  Asimina incana - WOOLLY PAWPAW
  View  Asimina triloba - COMMON PAWPAW
  View  Asimina tetramera - FOURPETAL PAWPAW
  View  Asimina spatulata - 
  View  Asimina x nashii - 


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  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
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