OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Gelsemium rankinii   FAMILY Gelsemiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gelsemium rankinii   FAMILY Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 154-01-002:
Gelsemium rankinii   FAMILY Loganiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Swamp Jessamine


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_gera4_002_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Gelsemium rankinii   FAMILY Gelsemiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gelsemium rankinii   FAMILY Loganiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 154-01-002:
Gelsemium rankinii   FAMILY Loganiaceae

 

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599

Woody vine
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: swamps of blackwater rivers, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5-lobed corolla
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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