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Common Pawpaw
  • Common Pawpaw

    Pawpaw is a clonal and understory tree found in well-drained, deep, fertile bottomland and hilly upland habitat, with large leaves which are simple. Pawpaw fruits are the largest edible fruit indigenous to  Canada and the United States.


    Asimina is the only temperate genus in the tropical and subtropical flowering plant family Annonaceae,  Asimina triloba inhabits the  most northern range of all. 

    Many tropical fruits of different genera in family Annonaceae include the custard-apple, cherimoya, sweetsop, ylang-ylang, and soursop.


    Pawpaw fruits are sweet, and have a custard-like flavor somewhat similar to banana, mango, and pineapple,  and sour sop. Paw paw bark, leaves, and seeds contain the insecticidal annonacin.

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