Malus prunifolia (Willd.) Borkh.
Family: Rosaceae
Pear-Leaf Crabapple
Malus prunifolia image
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Similar species: Page is under construction. Please see link below for general information on the genus Malus.

Habitat and ecology: Introduced from northeastern Asia, this species is rarely found in mesic, once grazed woods.

Occurence in the Chicago region: non-native

Etymology: Malus is the classic name for apple. Prunifolia means "with leaves like a plum."

Author: The Morton Arboretum