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Oregon apple, squaw apple, wild crab apple

Leaves

crowded toward tips of short shoots;

stipules minute;

blade 4–12 mm wide.

Pedicels

1–2 cm.

Flowers

sepals 2.5–5 mm, adaxially pubescent;

petals 4–8 mm.

2n

= 34.

Peraphyllum ramosissimum

Phenology Flowering spring; fruiting summer.
Habitat Dry hillsides, mostly in full sun, pinyon pine-juniper, ponderosa pine, oak-sagebrush, and other communities
Elevation 500–3000 m [1600–9800 ft]
Discussion

Peraphyllum ramosissimum is distinctive for its narrow leaves, small flowers, and yellow-orange pomes.

(Discussion copyrighted by Flora of North America; reprinted with permission.)

Distribution
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CA; CO; ID; NM; NV; OR; UT
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Parent taxa Rosaceae > subfam. Amygdaloideae > tribe Maleae > Peraphyllum
Name authority Nuttall: in J. Torrey and A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 1: 474. (1840)
Source Flora of North America vol. 9, p. 662.
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