Gelsemium sempervirens is a twining vine in the family Gelsemiaceae, native to warm temperate and tropical America from Guatemala north to the southeastern United States. A vine is any plant of Genus Vitis (the Grape plants or by extension any similar climbing or trailing plant Gelsemiaceae is a family of Flowering plants belonging to order Gentianales. The Americas are the lands of the Western hemisphere or New World, consisting of the Continents of North America and South America Guatemala (República de Guatemala) is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west the Pacific Ocean to the southwest The US Southeast is the eastern portion of the Southern United States, but the Census Bureau does not provide a standard definition of a "Southeast" region It has a number of common names including yellow jessamine, Carolina jasmine or jessamine, evening trumpetflower, gelsemium and woodbine. Gelsemium is a Genus of Flowering plants belonging to family Gelsemiaceae. .
It can grow to 3-6 m high when given suitable climbing support in trees, with thin stems. A tree is a perennial Woody plant. It is most often defined as a woody plant that has many secondary branches supported clear of the ground on a single main stem or The leaves are evergreen, lanceolate, 5-10 cm long and 1-1. In Botany, a leaf is an above-ground Plant organ specialized for Photosynthesis. In Botany, an Evergreen plant is a plant having leaves all year round 5 cm broad, and lustrous, dark green. The flowers are borne in clusters, the individual flowers yellow, sometimes with an orange center, trumpet-shaped, 3 cm long and 2. A flower, also known as a bloom or Blossom, is the reproductive structure found in Flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also 5-3 cm broad.
All parts of this plant contain the toxic strychnine-related alkaloids gelsemine and gelseminine and should not be consumed. Strychnine (ˈstrɪkniːn (British US /-naɪn/ or /-nɪn/ (US This article is about the chemical compounds alkaloids For the Pharmaceutical company in the Republic of Macedonia see Alkaloid (company. The sap may cause skin irritation in sensitive individuals. Children, mistaking this flower for honeysuckle, have been poisoned by sucking the nectar from the flower. Honeysuckles ( Lonicera; syn Caprifolium Mill) are arching Shrubs or twining Vines in the family Caprifoliaceae Nectar is a Sugar -rich liquid produced by plants It is produced either by the Flowers in which it attracts pollinating animals or by extrafloral The nectar is also toxic to honeybees, and causes brood death when gathered by the bees. This article refers collectively to all true honey bees for the "common" domesticated honey bee see European honey bee Honey bees Bees are flying Insects closely related to Wasps and Ants Bees are a Monophyletic lineage within the superfamily Apoidea
Despite the hazards, this is a popular garden plant in warmer areas, frequently being trained to grow over arbors or to cover walls.
Yellow Jessamine is the state flower of South Carolina. This is a list of US state flowers: See also List of US state trees Lists of U South Carolina ( is a state in the southern region ( Deep South) of the United States of America.
Its flowers are strongly scented and produce nectar that attracts a range of pollinators.