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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Plant Characteristics
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Malus pumila
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Malus
Communities: escaped cultivar

Toxicity: MAJOR (SEEDS)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Malus communis
PLANTS: Malus praecox
PLANTS: Malus pumila var. niedzwetzkyana
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More information about  Malus pumila
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).