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The Trailhead is located in Lake County, Florida. map

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Dwarf Pawpaw

Dwarf Pawpaw
(Asimina pygmaea)
photo: Sandra Groeneveld

Custard apple family.

Flowers appear in the spring.

A perennial shrub that grows to about 20 inches tall with large, drooping, pink maroon flowers. The five or six pawpaws growing at the trail are not transplants.

Dwarf Pawpaw is endemic to Florida.

Dwarf Pawpaw (flower)

Dwarf Pawpaw (flower)
(Asimina pygmaea)
photo: Louise Hunt