Indiana Coefficient of Conservatism: C = null, non-native
Wetland Indicator Status: N/A
Common Name: paradise apple Duration: Perennial Nativity: Non-Native Lifeform: Tree Synonyms: Many, see Tropicos
Similar species: Page is under construction. Please see link below for general information on the genus Malus.
Flowering: mid April to late May
Habitat and ecology: Introduced from Asia, the cultivated apple is distributed throughout the Chicago Region, most likely by humans throwing cores on the ground after eating the fruit.
Occurence in the Chicago region: non-native
Etymology: Malus is the classic name for apple. Pumila means small.
Author: The Morton Arboretum
Citation: The vPlants Project. vPlants: A Virtual Herbarium of the Chicago Region. http://www.vplants.org
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