Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

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

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

Diospyros virginiana
This one is getting close.

October 2013
Diospyros virginiana
This one is ready to eat.

November 2015
Diospyros virginiana
Woodlawn Tract
January 2015

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