Wild Florida Photo
Nature Photography by Paul Rebmann
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An occasional small shrub of sandhills and flatwoods of southeast Georgia and northeast Florida with the range extending to the gulf, plus some counties of the central peninsula and Gadsden County in the panhandle.
Growing up to 1.5 meters (5 ft.) tall, new stems are reddish-brown with a dense covering of whitish hairs, older stems are gray or grayish-brown. The alternate leaves are entire, leathery and elliptic to obvate or oblong, 4-10 cm long and 2-6 cm wide. Young leaves have a dense covering of tan to whitish hairs that persists on the lower surface but disappears from the upper surface of the older leaves. Woolly pawpaw blooms in the spring. The outer petals are 3-7 cm long and white or yellowish-white and the inner petals are yellow on the inside of the base. Pedicels are 2 to 3.5 cm long and are covered with whitish hairs.
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 angustifolia - SLIMLEAF PAWPAW
View Asimina triloba - COMMON PAWPAW
View Asimina tetramera - FOURPETAL PAWPAW
View Asimina spatulata -
View Asimina x nashii -