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Night-blooming Jasmine

Cestrum nocturnum

Description:

They call this a scrambling shrub and my does it have to be constantly tamed (cut back) Has brackets of multiple white flowers that have a very deep perfumed odor. The flowers open at night This bush draws in the hawkmoths.

Habitat:

Tropical by nature

Notes:

Can be smelled as far as several blocks away. The berries and sap are poisonous.

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alicelongmartin
Spotted by
alicelongmartin

Sarasota, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.10, Long: -82.45

Spotted on Sep 6, 2011
Submitted on Sep 9, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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