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The following description is from Fletcher (1915):

Origin, Washington County, Indiana, where it ripens in October; form, roundish oblate; size, medium to large; color, dark red; skin, thin and tender; seeds; few; flavor, rich; quality, very good.















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