Also called sweet crabapple and garland crab.  Part of apple  genus Malus in rose  family Rosaceae and apple / berry / buckthorn / elm / hemp / rose  order Rosales.

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

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;  the legislation citing the blossom of this native species as particularly beautiful and fragrant.

Planting info (SW Michigan) (.pdf).

Learn more about wild crabapple Malus coronaria

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