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Asimina trilobaAsimina trilobaAsimina triloba

paw-paw

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, PLANTS JSP

Characteristics

Height: 20-35'
Spread: 20-35'
Flowers: Apr.-Jun.; purple
Fruit: Aug.-Sept.; yellow; berry
Fall color: yellow/ copper-red

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: 5.2-7.2
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

deep, rich, moist soils of river valleys and bottomlands. Also in the understory of hardwood forests.

Native to

Region: Coastal *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1288.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004