Similar species: Page is under construction. Please see link below for general information on the genus Malus.
Flowering: late April to late May
Habitat and ecology: Common in abandoned pastures and along edges of woodlands.
Occurence in the Chicago region: native
Etymology: Malus is the classic name for apple. Ioensis means "From Iowa."
Author: The Morton Arboretum
From Flora of Indiana (1940) by Charles C. Deam
This is, for the most part, a low, widely spreading tree which, according to specimens seen, is restricted mostly to the western part of the state.
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