Calflora
Taxon  Report   5350 
Malus fusca  (Raf.) C. Schneider
Oregon crab apple,  Oregon crabapple
Malus fusca
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Malus fusca
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Malus fusca, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Malus fusca
© 2008 Matt Below
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Malus
Communities:
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Malus diversifolia
PLANTS: Malus fusca var. levipes
PLANTS: Pyrus fusca
PLANTS: Pyrus rivularis
More information about  Malus fusca
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (MAFU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2017).

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