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The following description is from Fletcher (1915):

Introduced from Danville, Indiana, where it ripens during October; form, oblong ovate' size large; color, dull yellow, blushed in the sun; skin, rather tough; seeds, few; quality, very good.















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