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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Diospyros virginiana L.
Persimmon, Common persimmon

Diospyros virginiana
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Family: Ebenaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Reported

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported for Big Pine Key (Dickson et al. 1953; Franklin 1968) and the lower Florida Keys (Little 1978), but there are no vouchers or other observations for the Florida Keys. Reported as “probably not present” in the Florida Keys by G.N. Avery in Austin et al. (1980).

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Diospyros virginiana
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