Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


909

Tree
Perennial

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

Common

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

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malus coronaria   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-18-003:
Malus coronaria   FAMILY Rosaceae

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Wild Crabapple, Sweet Crabapple