Bechtel crab


Bech·​tel crab
variants or bechtel's crab
: a flowering crab derived from the Iowa crab apple and having very large double pink flowers

Word History


after Ernst A. Bechtel, 19th century American nurseryman

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“Bechtel crab.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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