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pa·pa·ya

(pă-pī'yăh),
The fruit of the papaw (pawpaw), Carica papaya (family Caricaceae), a tree of the tropic Americas; it possesses a proteolytic action and is the source of papain.
Synonym(s): carica
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Species Years when present C value None in years 1-5 Acer saccharum 17-50 4 Crataegus crus-galli 17-50 4 Liparis loeselh 17 4 Galium triflorum 27-50 5 Ophioglossum vulgatum 27 4 Lactuca floridana 35-50 5 Carex amphibola 38 8 Carex radiata 38 4 Rubus occidentales 38 4 Smilax lasioneuron 38 4 Fraxinum americana 38-50 4 Leersia virginica 38-50 4 Asimina triloba 50 6 Carya ovata 50 4 Galium circaezans 50 7 Packera obovata 50 7 Prunus serotina 50 4 Ranunculus recurvatus 50 5 Symphyotrichum shortii 50 6
arenicola * (FL) HOLLY Georgia Ilex longpipes * (SC, GA, LA) HOLLY Sarvis Ilex amelanchier * (NC, SC, GA, FL, LA) HOLLY Tawnberry Ilex krugiana (FL) LICARIA Florida Licaria triandra * (FL) LOCUST Kelsey Robinia kelseyi * (NC, TN, KY) MAIDENBRUSH Savia bahamensis * (FL) MAIDENBRUSH Marlberry Ardisia escallonioides * (FL) MESQUITE Screwbean Prosopis pubescens (TX, NM, AZ, UT, NV, CA) NECTANDRA Florida Nectandra coriacea * (FL) OAK McDonald Quercus macdonaldii * (CA) OAK Northern pin Quercus ellipsoidalis (MI, WI, MN) OAK Turkey Quercus laevis (VA, NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, MS LA) PAWPAW Bigflower Asimina obovata * (NC, SC, GA, FL) PEPPERTREE Brazil Schinus terebinthifolia # (TX, CA) PINE Fallax pinyon Pinus edulis var.
Common name Scientific name N American elderberry Sambucus canadensis 15 American hazelnut Corylus americana 16 American plum Prunus americana 28 Black chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa 10 Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis 27 Common Prunus virginiana 10 chokecherry Eastern redbud Cercis canadensis 15 Flowering dogwood Cornus florida 16 Gray dogwood Cornus racemosa 14 Ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius 10 Pawpaw Asimina triloba 20 Silky dogwood Cornus amomum 19 Washington Crataegus phaenopyrum 16 hawthorn
Asimina parviflora grows like a shrub from southeastern Virginia to the Gulf Coast.
Also notable as they bloom in the spring are the woody Lindera benzoin (spicebush) and Asimina triloba (pawpaw tree).
Asimina triloba (pawpaw) and Nyssa sylvatica (black gum) (mostly root sprouts), dominated the seedling layer, while pawpaw and sugar maple were the common saplings (Table 2).
Asimina triloba and Lindera benzoin are prominent components in size class 1, especially in Nixon Woods (Figure 5).
Shrub and understory species include Acer negundo, Aesculus glabra, Asimina triloba (which occurred in large-sized stands primarily on the west side of the woods), Carpinus caroliniana, Cephalanthus occidentalis (bordering wet areas), Cornus drummondii (especially along the edge), Crataegus spp.