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Asimina tetramera Small
Fourpetal pawpaw

Asimina tetramera
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Annonaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to South Florida in Palm Beach and Martin counties.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Critically Imperiled

United States Federal Status: Endangered

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For a current review of A. tetramera throughout its range, see the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Species Profile. See also Florida Natural Areas Inventory's Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida page (Chafin 2000).

Other data on Asimina tetramera available from :

Asimina tetramera has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Carlin Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Juno Park Present Native
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native

Asimina tetramera has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Asimina tetramera has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Asimina tetramera
Copyright by: Shirley Denton