Also called sweet crabapple and garland crab.

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada Midwest, and 🇺🇸 USA Midwest, East and Southeast.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
Genus used as host by caterpillars of 281 species
of 🦋 butterflies and moths, in some areas.

The apple blossom is the state flower of Michigan;  the legislation citing the blossom of this native species as particularly beautiful and fragrant.

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