This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Trifoliate orange
- Poisonous Plants
- Deciduous shrub or tree with green, angled, thorny stems; leaves alternate, divided with 3 leaflets; flowers solitary in leaf axils, white, 5-parted, aromatic; fruit dull yellow like a small orange, fragrant when ripe, peel thick and rough
- Poison Part:
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Ingestion, dermatitis
- Severe stomach pain and nausea; skin irritation with prolonged contact
- Toxic Principle:
- Oil and saponic glycoside
- CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN. SKIN IRRITATION MINOR OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
- Found in:
- Landscape, cultivated as a shrub or hedge, sometimes escaped and naturalized
NCCES plant id: 1131