Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2755

Tree
Perennial

Non-native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it It is commonly cultivated throughout, esp in the Mountains and Piedmont, and long persistent, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Pink/Whitish
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red/Green
Pome

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Malus pumila   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malus pumila   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-18-001:
Malus pumila   FAMILY Rosaceae

(?) Malus sylvestris

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Pyrus malus

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Apple