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Nature Photography by Paul Rebmann
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Synonym: Asimina longifolia var. spatulata
An occasional small shrub of sandhills, flatwoods and scrub primarily west of the Suwannee River through the panhandle into Okaloosa County. The range extends into southern Alabama and Georgia.
Primary stems are strongly arching, with alternate leaves spatulate to narrowly spatulate or oblanceolate, widest near the apex. White flowers with inner petals that may be white, pink, reddish or purplish.
Before 2011, this species was considered a variety of slimleaf pawpaw and classified as Asimina longifolia var. spatulata.
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 incana - WOOLLY PAWPAW
View Asimina triloba - COMMON PAWPAW
View Asimina tetramera - FOURPETAL PAWPAW
View Asimina x nashii -