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Hiding in Plain Sight – The Dwarf Pawpaw – Asimina parviflora (Part 2)

As the natural history field trip was concluding, the group moved into a small clearing in the forest to hear final comments from the trip leader.  Underfoot, slightly trampled and unrecognized, were a small group of Dwarf Pawpaws.  The day … Continue reading

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Hiding in Plain Sight – The Dwarf Pawpaw – Asimina parviflora (Part 1)

The Dwarf Pawpaw (Asimina parviflora) has a wide but scattered distribution throughout the dry, oak-hickory forests of the Falls Lake State Recreation Area, in the central Piedmont of North Carolina.  At the B. W. Wells S.R.A., a small cluster of Dwarf Pawpaws … Continue reading

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