Taxon  Report   9863    
Diospyros virginiana  L.
Common persimmon
Diospyros virginiana
© Jo-Ann Ordano2004 California Academy of Sciences
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Diospyros virginiana
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Diospyros virginiana
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Diospyros virginiana, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Diospyros virginiana
© 2016 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Diospyros
Communities: agricultural plant

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

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Diospyros mosieri
PLANTS: Diospyros virginiana var. mosieri
PLANTS: Diospyros virginiana var. platycarpa
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More information about  Diospyros virginiana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).