Part of apple  genus Malus in rose  family Rosaceae and apple / berry / buckthorn / elm / hemp / rose  order Rosales.

Native to central Asia, it has been cultivated 🌐︎ worldwide.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

The flower's radial symmetry with 5 equal parts (five-fold rotational symmetry) is preserved in fruit—see it by cutting an apple transversely (equator-wise)!

The apple blossom is the state flower of Michigan.

Learn more about 🍎︎ common apple Malus pumila

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