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Asimina obovata (Willd.) Nash
Flag pawpaw, Bigflower pawpaw

Asimina obovata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Annonaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Asimina obovata has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dolphin Center and Dolphin Center Addition Recorded as Present in Error
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Reported

Asimina obovata has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Miami-Dade County Recorded as Present in Error

Asimina obovata has been found in the following habitat :
Scrub

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Asimina obovata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton