Malus
apple, crabapple
6 species
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Malus baccataSiberian crabapple
Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to southern Washington.
Habitat: Mesic thickets and riparian zones.
Origin: Introduced from Eurasia
Flowers: April-June
Malus ×dawsonianaDawson apple
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to Oregon.
Habitat: Fields, thickets, open damp forests, sea bluffs, roadsides, wastelots, and abandoned homesteads.
Origin: Escaping from cultivation
Flowers: April-May
Growth Duration: perennial
Malus domestica
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east across most of North America to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Mesic thickets and riparian zones.
Origin: Introduced from Asia
Flowers: April-June
Growth Duration: perennial
Malus fuscaOregon crabapple, western crabapple
Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska south to California.
Habitat: Moist woods, swamps and open canyons from sea level to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-May
Growth Duration: perennial
Malus hupehensisflowering tea crabapple
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to southwestern Washington, also in Illinois.
Habitat: Seasonally damp thickets, open forest.
Origin: Introduced from Asia
Flowers: April-June
Malus prunifoliapearleaf crabapple, plumleaf crabapple
Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to northern Oregon, also in the Great Lakes region and northeastern North America.
Habitat: Damp thickets, forest edges, and riparian zones.
Origin: Introduced from Asia
Flowers: April-June