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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 1 taxon in the family Ebenaceae, Ebony family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Persimmon, Possumwood, Simmon

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Diospyros virginiana   FAMILY: Ebenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Diospyros virginiana   FAMILY: Ebenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Diospyros virginiana 150-01-001   FAMILY: Ebenaceae


Habitat: Dry forests and woodlands, longleaf pine sandhills, prairies, disturbed places, floodplain and mesic forests, fencerows, roadsides, other disturbed areas


Native to the Carolinas & Georgia


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