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Diospyros virginiana L. (persimmon) upper branches with fruit

digital color photograph
Digitization Status
Born digital
Photographic image
Date created
2005 – 2012
Diospyros virginiana L. (persimmon), image shows branches in winter loaded with ripe fruit, fruit is an edible berry yellowish to pale orange 1-1.5" long subtended by 4 persistent calyx lobes, ripens after frost in late Sept.-Oct. and persisting into winter, edible but can cause serious digestive obstructions