Also called eastern persimmon, simmon, possumwood and sugar-plum.

Part of persimmon/ebony  family Ebenaceae.

Native to 🇺🇸 USA central and mid-Atlantic.   ▭ 🌎︎ Map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file ▭ 🌎︎ today + with climate change (eastern 🇺🇸 USA).

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Learn more about American persimmon Diospyros virginiana

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