Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis)
Sweet Orange Species Description
These plants are from foreign areas (those that occur outside of North America north of Mexico) that have been released intentionally or unintentionally. Plants that have been disseminated or escaped as a result of human activity, and become established somewhere within the United States, Canada or Greenland.
Allergenicity: Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis) is a mild allergen.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Winter to Spring.
Angiosperm - Flowering Dicot: Plants in this group have two embryonic leaves (dicotyledons). Examples of dicotyledons are beans, buttercups, oaks, sunflowers, etc.
Tree: A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age).
Shrub: A woody plant smaller than a tree, and usually with several stems from the same root.
Perennial: Living for many years.
Woody Stem: Non-herbaceous. Lignified.
Evergreen: Retaining leaves throughout the year including changing seasons.
Sweet Orange Species Usage
Pharmacological: Used in medicine or pharmacological research.
Honey/Bee Pollen: A plant used as a source of food for Honey Bees, and may be a flavor of honey such as clover or alfalfa.
Hummingbird Plant: A plant that is known to attract hummingbirds, usually brightly colored.
Butterfly Plant: A plant that is known to attract butterflies.
More Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP