Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4312

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Non-native: southeast Asia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it . It is cultivated horticulturally, and sometimes persistent, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Moist

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with stout nodal thorns

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Unifoliolate (technically compound but having only 1 leaflet and appearing simple)
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5 petals

FRUIT:
Berry (hesperidium)

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Sapindales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Citrus ×aurantium   FAMILY Rutaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Citrus ×aurantium [maxima × reticulata]   FAMILY Rutaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Citrus ×aurantium

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Citrus aurantium

 

COMMON NAME:
Sour Orange, Marmalade Orange, Sweet Orange, Bitter Orange


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