Also spelled paw paw and paw-paw.  Part of soursop  family Annonaceae.

Native to most of eastern 🇺🇸 USA.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Asimina hosts caterpillars of 11 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Often grows in clonal colonies [1] —look around for other stems!

Learn more about pawpaw Asimina triloba

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