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Wild Crab Apple (Peraphyllum ramosissimum)
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Wild Crab Apple (Peraphyllum ramosissimum)

General: Wild Crab Apple (Peraphyllum ramosissimum) is a much branched deciduous shrub or small tree that grows to about 10 feet. The leaves are lanceolate, it has wild rose-type flowers, and little crab apples that look like rose hips.

Wild Crab Apple is an uncommon component of vegetation communities in the Upper Sonoran (Pinyon-Juniper Woodland) and Transition (Yellow Pine Forest) life zones.

Family: Rose (Rosaceae).

Wild Crab Apple (Peraphyllum ramosissimum) Wild Crab Apple (Peraphyllum ramosissimum)
Wild Crab Apple (Peraphyllum ramosissimum) Wild Crab Apple (Peraphyllum ramosissimum)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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