Asimina parviflora

smallflower pawpaw

Annonaceae

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 30 ft    Width: to 10 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      red,purple
Fruit Color: fruit color   fruit color      green,brown,NA
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Small tree appropriate to moist areas.
Considerations: Difficult to establish because of long taproot.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Larval host for zebra swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) and pawpaw sphinx (Dolba hyloeus).
Native Habitats: Open dry sites. Dunes, scrub, dry disturbed flatwoods. Ruderal.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   

Other

Ethnobotany: Edible fruit.