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Cultivars of Diospyros virginiana:  

'Burrier'

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The following description is from Fletcher (1915):

Origin, central Kentucky, where it ripens rather early; form, oblate; size, medium; color, yellow; practically seedless; flesh, soft; quality, very good.












Fletcher, W.F.  1915.  The Native Persimmon.  Farmers' Bulletin 685, United States Department of Agriculture,  Washington, D.C.  page 25.