Pond apple(Annona glabra) Historically, an extensive pond apple swamp fringed the southern end of Lake Okeechobee. The rich soils were desirable for agriculture, so the swamp was converted to cropland in the early 1900s.
Did You Know?
Although the pond apple is a Florida native plant, in Australia, it is a Weed of National Significance due to its invasiveness. To learn more about the pond apple and native versus invasive plants, visit the Florida Native Plant Society.