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Jasminum sambac (L.) Aiton
Arabian jasmine

Jasminum sambac
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Oleaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

FLEPPC Status: Category II Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Jasminum sambac has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Arch Creek Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Biscayne National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Cayo Costa State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Red Reef Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Jasminum sambac has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Not Native, Cultivated Only
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Cultivated Only
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Cultivated Only

Jasminum sambac has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Jasminum sambac
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Jasminum sambac
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Jasminum sambac
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr