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Yellow jessamine   /jˈɛloʊ dʒˈɛsəmɪn/   Listen
Yellow jessamine

Poisonous woody evergreen vine of southeastern United States having fragrant yellow funnel-shaped flowers.  Synonyms: Carolina jasmine, evening trumpet flower, Gelsemium sempervirens, yellow jasmine.

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"Yellow jessamine" Quotes from Famous Books

... ninety-ninth time, and in the evening I read aloud to a small party of the neighbors. We have made up our home as we went along, throwing out a chamber here and there, like twigs out of the old oak.... The orange blossoms have come like showers of pearl, and the yellow jessamine like golden fleeces, and the violets and the lilies, and azaleas. This is glorious, budding, blossoming spring, and we have days when merely to breathe and be is to be blessed. I love to have a day of mere existence. Life itself is a pleasure when the sun shines warm, and the lizards ...
— Authors and Friends • Annie Fields

Words linked to "Yellow jessamine" :   genus Gelsemium, vine, Carolina jasmine, yellow jasmine, Gelsemium

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