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Asimina triloba (L.) Dunal
Herbarium:Rhodes College Herbarium (SWMT)Herbarium's Specimen Details Page
Family:Annonaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Asimina triloba (L.) Dunal
Herbarium Name Used:Asimina triloba
Locality:United States. Tennessee. Shelby: Approximately 20 ft from an unpaved trail in the Old Growth Forest, near a concrete structure (a small bridge of some sort); somewhat shady due to nearby trees, but sunlight does break through. Low elevation area, likely near a drainage area.
Description:Small/Medium-sized tree. Leaves simple and alternate. Flower deep red/purple: 3 sepals, 6 petals (whorl of 3 large and whorl of 3 small, folded over towards the outside), many stamens, 4 carpels. Superior ovary, opens towards the ground. Approximately 20 ft from an unpaved trail in the Old Growth Forest, near a concrete structure (a small bridge of some sort); somewhat shady due to nearby trees, but sunlight does break through. Low elevation area, likely near a drainage area. 
Habitat:Small/Medium-sized tree. Leaves simple and alternate. Flower deep red/purple: 3 sepals, 6 petals (whorl of 3 large and whorl of 3 small, folded over towards the outside), many stamens, 4 carpels. Superior ovary, opens towards the ground. Approximately 20 ft from an unpaved trail in the Old Growth Forest, near a concrete structure (a small bridge of some sort); somewhat shady due to nearby trees, but sunlight does break through. Low elevation area, likely near a drainage area.
Collector:C. Bush 6
Date:12 April 2017
Accession No:SWMT05544

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