Asimina triloba (Linnaeus) Dunal. Phen: Mar-May; Aug-Oct. Hab: Alluvial forests, other moist, nutrient-rich forests. Dist: NJ, w. NY, and s. ON west to s. MI and e. NE, south to Panhandle FL, s. LA, and ne. TX.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Other Comments: Often forming clonal stands of an acre or more, sometimes with very few fruit being produced in some populations. This species is increasingly being cultivated; however, for fruit production, of which access to fruit and popularity of consumption has recently grown.
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, Fl2, FNA3, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo2, NcTx, NY, Ok, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, DeLaney (2010a), Godfrey (1988), Kral (1960), Wilbur (1970a)