Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


908

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Piedmont & Mountains)

Look for it in forests, woodlands, fencerows, dry hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Pink fading to Whitish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
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 angustifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malus angustifolia var. angustifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-18-002:
Malus angustifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

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

GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Malus angustifolia var. puberula

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Crabapple, Wild Crabapple