Taxon  Report   10099 
Malus pumila  Mill.
Paradise apple
Malus pumila
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Malus pumila
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Malus pumila
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Malus pumila, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Malus pumila
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Malus
escaped cultivar
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Malus communis
PLANTS: Malus praecox
PLANTS: Malus pumila var. niedzwetzkyana
PLANTS: Malus sylvestris var. praecox
PLANTS: Pyrus pumila
TJM2 + PLANTS: Malus domestica
TJM2: Malus pumila var. domestica
TJM2 + PLANTS: Malus sylvestris
TJM2: Pyrus malus
More information about  Malus pumila
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2018).

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