Diospyros virginiana. AMERICAN PERSIMMON. Conn. to Florida and Texas
EBENACEAE (Ebony family)

Four old trees, with dark, deeply ridged and checked bark, in the greenbelt area between San Francisquito Creek and Sand Hill Road and Ronald McDonald House and El Camino Real. These tree are spread 40 to 125 yards north of Ronald McDonald House.

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Name derivation, genus | species: from Greek Dios (Jove's) and pyros (grain) | Virginian

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