ⓘ Asimina longifolia

                                     

ⓘ Asimina longifolia

Asimina longifolia, the slimleaf pawpaw, is a shrub in the custard apple family. It is native to the Southeastern United States where it is found on the coastal plain. Its preferred habitat is dry, sandy pinelands.

There are two versions of the name:

  • A. longifolia var. longifolia - Only found in Florida and Georgia.
  • A. longifolia var. spatulata - Found from southern Alabama to southern South Carolina.

It is unclear if the two varieties should be considered different species. This group requires further taxonomic studies.