Irish wildflowers sitemap More: Trees

Malus sylvestris
Crann fia-úll
Family: Rosaceae

Flowering: June. Fruiting: Autumn. Deciduous small tree. Native.

Clusters of long-stalked flowers, 5-petalled, pinky-white. Flower stalks and outside of calyx hairless. Small, sour fruit, green ripening yellow. Small-toothed oval-lanceolate leaves, hairless underneath.

Found throughout in woods and hedgerows, but less frequent in
the West of Ireland as a native.

Similar: Apple, M. domesticus. Calyx, flower stalks and undersides
of leaves are hairy. Larger fruit. Garden escape.


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