pawpaw

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Related to pawpaw tree: Asimina triloba
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Synonyms for pawpaw

tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit

small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit

fruit with yellow flesh

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Watching my mother and my son at the site of the decapitated pawpaw tree, I just smiled and thought how the years have made her so forgiving.
If pawpaw trees remain elusive, you can order fresh fruit or frozen pulp from a handful of online distributors.
Rather, they are grown outside, and while their DNA is composed of genes that evolved in the tropics, pawpaw trees survive with ease in temperatures that drop below zero.
Although its fruit tastes and looks tropical, the pawpaw tree (Asimina triloba) is native to the eastern United States.
The American Genetic Association held a contest in 1916 and offered a $100 reward for information about the largest pawpaw tree and the best fruit.
frontiers, of dreaming in the arms of the pawpaw tree.
McLaughlin's dad gave him some "Indiana bananas" -- the custard-like fruit of Asimina triloba, better known as the pawpaw tree.
The same old hike allowed me to finally recognize the pawpaw trees on the right day so I could snag some of the custard-like fruit before the Shenandoah's other inhabitants discovered them.
Beyond the Pawpaw Trees (54) takes Lavinia Brown into an entrancing nonsensical wonderland and The Silver Nutmeg (56) is an illogically logical sequel and is just as charmingly captivating: 9.
3) We used the seeds of the flame and pawpaw trees to count.
They also totally destroyed our two-foot tall pawpaw trees, lilac bush, and my three-foot tall fig tree.
A spring-fed stream shaded by spicebush and pawpaw trees runs down the hollow's center.
Endangered species of pawpaw trees in Florida, for example, grow what botanists call recalcitrant seeds, which don't survive drying and freezing in seed banks.
This spring, Feldhake planted walnut and pawpaw trees in a hayfield on an organic farm operated by West Virginia's Lightstone Foundation.