Delaware Wildflowers • Months

Persimmon
Diospyros virginiana
Ebenaceae — Ebony family
Native
Persimmon
Pistillate flower bud.
White Clay Creek State Park -- Judge Morris Estate
June 2014
Persimmon
Staminate flowers
Cape Henlopen State Park
June 2013
Persimmon
Pistillate flowers.

Persimmon
June 2014
Persimmon
Developing fruit, one with petals still attached.
White Clay Creek State Park -- Judge Morris Estate
June 2013
Persimmon
Pretty, but not ready to eat. They are very astringent at this point.

Persimmon
This one is getting close.

October 2013
Persimmon
This one is ready to eat.

November 2015
Persimmon
Woodlawn Tract
January 2015

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