Malus pumila

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusMalus
SpeciesMalus pumila Mill.
Common NameApfel, Apple, paradise apple
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Broadly Elliptic;Broadly Oblong;Elliptic;Oblong;Ovate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Double-Serrate;Serrate;Serrulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Malus domestica Malus domestica Baumg.
Malus praecox Malus praecox Borkh.
Malus pumila var. niedzwetzkyana Malus pumila var. niedzwetzkyana
Malus sylvestris var. praecox Malus sylvestris var. praecox (Mill.) Likhonos
Pyrus malus var. paradisiaca Pyrus malus var. paradisiaca L.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Anderson (KY), Bell (KY), Bracken (KY), Campbell (KY), Carter (KY), Clark (KY), Clay (KY), Clinton (KY), Fayette (KY), Garrard (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Knox (KY), Laurel (KY), Lee (KY), Lincoln (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Magoffin (KY), Mason (KY), Menifee (KY), Ohio (KY), Oldham (KY), Powell (KY), Robertson (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Spencer (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Whitley (KY), Bedford (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dickson (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Henderson (TN), Hickman (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Madison (TN), Monroe (TN), Moore (TN), Morgan (TN), Pickett (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Smith (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Wayne (TN), White (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100628633 Robertson Kentucky 30 May 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7151
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628161 Bracken Kentucky 05 Jul 1999 Ross C. Clark
24974
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100850328 Menifee Kentucky 17 Sep 1988 R.C. Clark
21924
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628641 Rockcastle Kentucky 11 Apr 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
9827
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628237 Fayette Kentucky Danny Husband
3
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628666 Whitley Kentucky 11 Apr 1994 Anthony Carter
39
EKY
Malus pumila
N/A Mason Kentucky 14 Jun 1999 Ross C. Clark
24765
EKY
Malus pumila
N/A Menifee Kentucky 09 May 1993 R.C. Clark
22748
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628252 Fayette Kentucky 22 Apr 2007 Alex Sullivan
20
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628559 Mason Kentucky 14 Jun 1999 Ross C. Clark, Ryan Bauer
24765
EKY
Malus pumila
N/A Menifee Kentucky 09 May 1993 R.C. Clark
22744
EKY
Malus pumila
N/A Menifee Kentucky 09 May 1993 Ross C. Clark
22748
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628195 Carter Kentucky 30 Jun 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10567
EKY
Malus pumila
BEREA019857 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Malus pumila
BEREA019852 Clark Kentucky
BEREA
Malus pumila
31234100628229 Clinton Kentucky 14 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-1151
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628294 Garrard Kentucky 22 Aug 2010 W. W. Overbeck
698
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628625 Powell Kentucky 03 May 2005 Timothy J. Weckman
9207
EKY
Malus pumila
N/A Menifee Kentucky 09 May 1993 Ross C. Clark
22744
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628658 Spencer Kentucky 26 Apr 2006 Timothy J. Weckman
9974
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628526 Lincoln Kentucky 10 Sep 2001 Chris S. Packard
LC58
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628385 Knox Kentucky 10 Mar 2007 Heather Mabe
2
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100628542 Magoffin Kentucky 18 Jun 1995 A. D. Wireman
95-33
EKY
Malus pumila
31234100720026 Madison Kentucky 15 May 1995 R.L. Jones
7738
EKY
Malus pumila
BEREA019851 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Malus pumila
BEREA019854 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Malus pumila
BEREA019853 Clark Kentucky
BEREA
Malus pumila
BEREA019858 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Malus pumila
BEREA019850 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Malus pumila
BEREA019860 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Malus pumila
BEREA019855 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Malus pumila
BEREA019859 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Malus pumila
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 25 Apr 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115471 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115468 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115459 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115461 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115466 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115463 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115462 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115470 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
UCHT014931 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Malus pumila
UCHT014930 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Malus pumila
UCHT014932 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Malus pumila
UCHT014928 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Malus pumila
APSC0104936 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
BEREA019861 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Malus pumila
BEREA019856 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115460 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115469 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115465 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115467 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
TENN-V-0115464 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Malus pumila
UCHT014929 Tennessee
UCHT
Malus pumila
APSC0005075 Stewart Tennessee 20 Aug 1974 Edward W. Chester
2857
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0104938 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0005080 Lyon Kentucky 26 Jun 1974 E.W. Chester & Joe Schibig
2759
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0005079 Lyon Kentucky 30 Jun 1975 E.W. Chester
3000
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0096127 Clay Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0097583 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0104937 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0005085 Robertson Kentucky 05 Jul 1999 R.C. Clark with Ryan Bauer
24975
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0096523 Logan Kentucky 17 Apr 1968
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0097017 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0005084 Humphreys Tennessee 26 Apr 2002 Stephanie M. Gunn with E.W. Chester
381
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0005081 Trigg Kentucky 14 Jul 1975 Edward W. Chester
3052
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0096147 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0076101 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0104939 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0096151 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0044164 Harlan Kentucky 06 May 2006 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0005077 Stewart Tennessee 26 Apr 1969 H.R. Brock
4279
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0013353 Polk Tennessee 01 Apr 2011 Joey Shaw, Dwayne Estes, Sunny Hart, Emily Blyveis, Aaron Floden, and Rob Shepard
APSC
Malus pumila
HTTU019839 Tennessee
HTTU
Malus pumila
HTTU032210 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Malus pumila
HTTU023455 White Tennessee
HTTU
Malus pumila
HTTU023461 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Malus pumila
HTTU023462 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Malus pumila
APSC0005078 Stewart Tennessee 09 Apr 1982 Edward W. Chester
82-57
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0096152 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0096163 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0005076 Stewart Tennessee 22 Apr 1980 Larry D. Carpenter, Jackie Stack
133 (Stack)
APSC
Malus pumila
APSC0097018 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Malus pumila
HTTU028825 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Malus pumila
HTTU023459 Tennessee
HTTU
Malus pumila
HTTU023456 Hickman Tennessee
HTTU
Malus pumila
HTTU023460 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Malus pumila
HTTU023457 Warren Tennessee
HTTU
Malus pumila
HTTU023454 Pickett Tennessee
HTTU
Malus pumila
MTSU007793 Rutherford Tennessee 24 Nov 1990 Brent Delk
41
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007772 Smith Tennessee 26 Oct 1980 Rose Mary LaGrange
54
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007777 Wayne Tennessee 01 Nov 1986 Mark Bailey
37
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007775 Wilson Tennessee 10 Apr 1991 Brian White
40
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007788 Wilson Tennessee 09 Apr 2012 Nancy Duke
33
MTSU
Malus domestica
MTSU007770 Lewis Tennessee 30 Oct 1988 Paris Thompson
12
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007769 Davidson Tennessee 01 Nov 1980 Becky Stevens
52
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007774 Bedford Tennessee 29 Mar 2011 Jessi Vannatta
14
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007826 Warren Tennessee 11 Apr 2003 Martha Bratcher
44
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007776 Morgan Tennessee 1987-9 Duane Douglas Yeary
43
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007773 Warren Tennessee Oct. 6 Vickie Hillis
9
MTSU
Malus pumila
UCHT036335 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Malus pumila
UCHT031957 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Malus pumila
UCHT036924 Cumberland Tennessee
UCHT
Malus pumila
UCHT031960 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Malus pumila
UOS05504 Franklin Tennessee 17 Apr 1969 Woods, W.T.
UOS
Malus pumila
UOS05503 Franklin Tennessee 15 Apr 1969 Vanderbilt, Douglas
UOS
Malus pumila
UOS05501 Franklin Tennessee 18 Apr 2006 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Malus pumila
UTM00800 Henderson Tennessee
UTM
Malus pumila
MTSU007800 Warren Tennessee 13 Sep 2003 David Palmer
70
MTSU
Malus domestica
MTSU007829 Moore Tennessee 06 Apr 2003 Christopher G. Meyer
15
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007771 Smith Tennessee 26 Oct 1980 Doug M. McKee
54
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007789 Rutherford Tennessee 21 Mar 2012 Timothy Gassler
24
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007821 Rutherford Tennessee 12 Apr 1988
MTSU
Malus pumila
MTSU007794 Rutherford Tennessee 14 Nov 1991 Hope Dodson
100
MTSU
Malus pumila
UCHT031946 Madison Tennessee
UCHT
Malus pumila
UOS05502 Franklin Tennessee 17 Apr 1969 Hagler
UOS
Malus pumila
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