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  • Other trees common in the state are the persimmon, sassafras, and, in the Ohio Valley region, the sycamore.
  • The sassafras, persimmon, wild cherry and Chickasaw plum are found in all parts of the state.
  • On drier and higher soils are the persimmon, sassafras, red maple, elm, black haw, hawthorn, various oaks (in all 10 species occur), hickories and splendid forests of longleaf and loblolly yellow pine.
  • PERSIMMON, the name given to the fruits of Diospyros virginiana in the United States.
  • Here were great oaks and splendid evergreens with trunks like mossy pillars, from the branches of which hung garlands of ivy and mistletoe, and persimmon trees, the odour of which pervaded every nook and corner of the wood--an illusive, fragrant something that made the heart glad.

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