Poncirus trifoliata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRutaceae
Family (Traditional)Rutaceae
GenusPoncirus
Species:Poncirus trifoliata (L.) Raf.
Common NameTrifoliate Orange; Hardy Orange
Growth Habitshrub
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: Yes; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Natural Area Presence: CCNMP; Natural Area Presence: GILES; Natural Area Presence: LC; Natural Area Presence: TRG; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: Asia; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: ternate; Leaflet Margins: crenulate; Leaflet Number: 3; Base Flower Color: Green; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Berry; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Hypanthium Present: No; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: No; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Campbell (KY), Madison (KY), Bedford (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Cannon (TN), Carter (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Fayette (TN), Giles (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Lincoln (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Smith (TN), Washington (TN), Weakley (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BEREA, ETSU, KNK, MTSU, SWMT, TENN, UCHT, UOS, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1982 - 2006

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA021713 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135401 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135394 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135396 Cannon Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135399 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135406 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135398 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
UCHT023490 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Poncirus trifoliata
MTSU014383 Davidson Tennessee 04 Oct 1989 G. Todd Crabtree
MTSU
Poncirus trifoliata
MTSU014382 Cannon Tennessee 03 Apr 1982 M. S. Hancock
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MTSU
Poncirus trifoliata
MTSU014389 Rutherford Tennessee 10 Oct 2006 Joey Roberts
MTSU
Poncirus trifoliata
MTSU014388 Rutherford Tennessee 03 Oct 2003 David Palmer
MTSU
Poncirus trifoliata
MTSU014379 Rutherford Tennessee 04 Apr 1999 Sara Hudson
MTSU
Poncirus trifoliata
MTSU014381 Davidson Tennessee 11 Apr 1997 George E. Rusho
MTSU
Poncirus trifoliata
MTSU014380 Maury Tennessee 08 Apr 1997 Alana Colvett
MTSU
Poncirus trifoliata
31973000018603 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135395 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135408 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135402 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135403 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135404 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135400 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135397 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
TENN-V-0135407 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Poncirus trifoliata
UCHT023489 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Poncirus trifoliata
MTSU014387 Rutherford Tennessee 20 Oct 2000 Angela Cathey
MTSU
Poncirus trifoliata
MTSU014390 Marion Tennessee 03 Oct 2005 Megan Coats Benton
MTSU
Poncirus trifoliata
MTSU014385 Coffee Tennessee 26 Jul 2003 Christopher G. Meyer
MTSU
Poncirus trifoliata
MTSU014384 Smith Tennessee Audra Judd
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MTSU
Poncirus trifoliata
UCHT032735 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Poncirus trifoliata
UCHT032736 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Poncirus trifoliata
UCHT042027 Roane Tennessee
UCHT
Poncirus trifoliata
UOS05803 Coffee Tennessee 27 Mar 1997 Carroll Williamson
UOS
Poncirus trifoliata
UTM01103 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Poncirus trifoliata
SWMT02457 Tennessee 22 May 1985 D. H. Kesler
SWMT
Poncirus trifoliata
ETSU008787 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Poncirus trifoliata
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