Synonym(s): Asimina longifolia var. longifolia
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A frequent small perennial shrub growing up to 1.2 dm (4 feet) in sandhills, flatwoods and scrub in the big bend area of Florida from Taylor County to Levy County and east to Columbia, Union, Bradford & Putnam Counties.
The white flowers appear in the leaf axils from April through July and also in November. The long, thin leaves are alternate and narrow at the base.
Previously known as Asimina longifolia var. longifolia, the longifolia species has been split, with this variety now A. angustifolia and A. l. spatulata now Asimina spatulata.
Asimina angustifolia is a member of the Annonaceae - Custard-apple family.
Other species of the Asimina genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
Asimina incana - WOOLLY PAWPAW
Asimina obovata - BIGFLOWER PAWPAW
Asimina parviflora - SMALLFLOWER PAWPAW
Asimina pygmaea - DWARF PAWPAW
Asimina reticulata - NETTED PAWPAW
Asimina spatulata -
Asimina tetramera - FOURPETAL PAWPAW
Asimina triloba - COMMON PAWPAW
Asimina x nashii -
Date record last modified: Aug 07, 2016