OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Malus coronaria   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malus coronaria   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Malus coronaria

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Pyrus coronaria

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-18-003:
Malus coronaria   FAMILY Rosaceae

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

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Malus bracteata

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Malus coronaria

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Malus lancifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Sweet Crabapple, Wild Crabapple


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image of Malus coronaria, Sweet Crabapple, Wild Crabapple

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_maco5_001_lvd

        

image of Malus coronaria, Sweet Crabapple, Wild Crabapple

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / US Forest Service    pnd_maco5_002_lhd

        

image of Malus coronaria, Sweet Crabapple, Wild Crabapple

Keith Bradley    kab_malus_coronaria_0613

April    Henderson County    NC

Pisgah National Forest: Pisgah Ranger District

image of Malus coronaria, Sweet Crabapple, Wild Crabapple

Sam Pratt    sbp041920_0928

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Malus coronaria, Sweet Crabapple, Wild Crabapple

JK Marlow    jkm0405i_33

May    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

Flowers fragrant, 2-4cm across, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.

image of Malus coronaria, Sweet Crabapple, Wild Crabapple

JK Marlow    jkm0405i_35

May    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

Leaves of flowering & fruiting branches lobed toward the base, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Malus coronaria   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malus coronaria   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Malus coronaria

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Pyrus coronaria

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-18-003:
Malus coronaria   FAMILY Rosaceae

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

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Malus bracteata

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Malus coronaria

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Malus lancifolia

 

Find by scientific name:

909

Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Habitat: forests, woodlands, fencerows, occasionally in bottomlands, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with spinose spur shoots

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pome

 

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