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dog apple. A pawpaw or perhaps a persimmon.reference 1


1. Cassidy, Frederic Gomes, and Joan Houston Hall. 1985. Dictionary of American Regional English. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. 2:106 and Grimm, William Carey. 1966. Recognizing Native Shrubs. Harrisburg, Penn.: Stackpole Books. 111.

About the illustration: Figure 1 is a pawpaw tree or bush and Figure 2 shows a few persimmons still left on the branch of the tree. © 2008 Jupiterimages Corporation. Last updated: August 17, 2008
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