Summary and Origin Edit

The Prairie Crabapple (Malus ioensis) is a type of crab apple species native to the United States.

Appearance of Fruit and Flower Edit

The flowering plant species bears white or pink flowers in the summer and small apple-like berries in the fall/autumn.

Varieties Edit

  • Malus ioensis var. ioensis – Grows primarily in the prairie regions of the upper Mississippi Valley.
  • Malus ioensis var. texana (aka Texas Crabapple) – Grows only in a small region of central Texas.
Prairie Crabapples

Prairie Crabapples on their tree.