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A Visit From Mazus pumilus

Mazus pumilus (Japanese Mazus) looks like a cultivated plant that just crawled out of a neighborhood garden.  But in fact it is an introduced species that has become naturalized throughout the eastern United States.  Originating in East Asia, Mazus pumilus … 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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