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Apple - introduced (*Malus pumila)

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Family: Rosaceae (Rose family).

Native of Europe and Asia.

Occurrence: Widespread, often germinating from discarded apple cores. It is also dispersed by birds. It is found along roads, along tracks and near orchards.


Apples are undesirable weeds as they can harbour pests of apple orchards.

Photos 1: Apple leaves. The leaves are finely toothed, and pale underneath. Photo of a roadside weed.
2, 3: Flowers and fruit. The fruit vary markedly in colour. Castlemaine.