Similar species: Page is under construction. Please see link below for general information on the genus Malus.
Flowering: late April to late May
Habitat and ecology: Common in abandoned pastures and along edges of woodlands.
Occurence in the Chicago region: native
Etymology: Malus is the classic name for apple. Ioensis means "From Iowa."
Author: The Morton Arboretum
Indiana Coefficient of Conservatism: C = 3
Wetland Indicator Status: N/A