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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

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 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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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Sparingly naturalized on Key Largo.

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Jasminum sambac has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized




Jasminum sambac has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
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