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Cestrum nocturnum L.
Nightflowering jessamine

Cestrum nocturnum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Solanaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Mexico and Central America; widely cultivated and naturalized.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Cestrum nocturnum has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Cayo Costa State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only

Cestrum nocturnum has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Cestrum nocturnum has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Cestrum nocturnum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr