Wild Florida Photo - Asimina reticulata

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Asimina reticulata

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Florida native

Endemic to Florida

 

Flowers appear from January through July on the growth of the previous season, opening before or with the emergence of the current season's leaves. The flowers are made up of 3 deciduous sepals and 6 creamy white petals. The larger 3 outer petals are oblong and spreading, while the smaller 3 inner petals have corragations on the inside bases that are a deep purple. The woody stems are branched and grow up to one meter tall or more. Asimina reticulata can be found in pine flatwoods, sandhills, coastal shrub and ruderal sites.

 
Asimina reticulata 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 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 spatulata - 
  View  Asimina x nashii - 


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  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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