Citrus reticulata (syn. C. sinensis)

Common Name(s): Sour orange, sweet orange

Non-Native to Florida

This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists

Sweet or soure orange (a feral citris hybrid) can occasionally be found growing in hammocks and disturbed sites in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Manatee Counties. It is native to southeast Asia but escaped cultivation. Orange trees bloom in the spring (Wunderlin, 2003).