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Common Apple
Malus pumila
(formerly Malus domestica)

Common Apple (Malus pumila) Other common names: Apple, Domestic Apple

Other scientific names: Malus domestica

French names: Pomme

Family: Rose Family (Rosaceae)

Distinctive features: Tree

Flowers: Spring;  White;  5 parts (petals)

Leaves: Alternate, Simple

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Edible: Fruits are very edible.

Native/Non-native: Native

Notes: This is the domestic apple grown commercially.

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: domestica: domesticpumila: dwarf

Photographs: 93 photographs available, of which 2 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Common Apple (Malus pumila)

An Common Apple tree.

Common Apple (Malus pumila)

An Common Apple tree in the winter.

Sorry, no photos of leaves, flowers or fruit yet.

Range map for Common Apple (Malus pumila)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)