NETTED PAWPAW (Asimina reticulata)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: NETTED PAWPAW (Asimina reticulata)

Difficult if not impossible to transplant. deciduous. Edible fruits if you can beat the wildlife to them.

Learn: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/asimina-reticulata

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Asimina

Larval Host: Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) and pawpaw sphinx (Dolba hyloeus).
Mammals and birds enjoy the fruit.

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=1258

My take: http://floridawildlifegardentails.wordpress.com/2016/09/07/zebra-swallowtail-butterfly-what-pizzazz/

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