Taxon  Report   9863    
Diospyros virginiana  L.
Common persimmon
Diospyros virginiana, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: Ebenaceae  
Genus: Diospyros

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: agricultural plant

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSDiospyros mosieri
PLANTSDiospyros virginiana var. mosieri
PLANTSDiospyros virginiana var. platycarpa
PLANTSDiospyros virginiana var. pubescens
PLANTSDiospyros virginiana var. virginiana
More information about  Diospyros virginiana
International Plants Names Index

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 04/11/2021).