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Asimina pygmaea (W. Bartram) Dunal. Dwarf Pawpaw. Hab: Pine flatwoods, wet savannas. Dist: Se. GA south to s. peninsular FL (Collier County).

ID notes:Asimina pygmaea is a dwarf shrub 2-3 dm tall of pine flatwoods, occupying wetter sites than the other ‘pineland pawpaws’.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: Apparently forming sterile hybrids with Deeringothamnus rugelii.

Synonymy: = FNA3, GW2, S13, Godfrey (1988), Kral (1960); = Asimina pygmea – Fl2, K1, K3, K4, WH3, DeLaney (2010a), Wilbur (1970a), orthographic variant; = Pityothamnus pygmeus (W.Bartram) Small – S

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU (name change)

Heliophily: 8

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Asimina pygmea, Withlacoochee State Forest, Citrus County, Florida 2 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷


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