Part of apple  genus Malus and rose  family Rosaceae.

Native to the central 🇺🇸 USA.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Malus hosts caterpillars of 311 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

The apple blossom is the state flower of Michigan.

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