Calflora
Taxon  Report   5351 
Malus sylvestris  Miller  (not an active name; please see Malus pumila)
Apple,  Common apple
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Malus sylvestris, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Malus sylvestris
© 2002 Bjørnar Olsen
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Malus
Community:
escaped cultivar
Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Malus pumila
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Malus malus
PLANTS: Pyrus malus
NOTE: Malus sylvestris is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Malus sylvestris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (MASY2)

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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: Jun 27, 2017).

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