western crab apple

Definitions of western crab apple

n wild crab apple of western United States with fragrant pink flowers

Iowa crab, Iowa crab apple, Malus ioensis, prairie crab
Bechtel crab, flowering crab
derived from the Iowa crab and cultivated for its large double pink blossoms
Type of:
crab apple, crabapple, wild apple
any of numerous wild apple trees usually with small acidic fruit

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