Definition of Carolina jasmine
1. Noun. Poisonous woody evergreen vine of southeastern United States having fragrant yellow funnel-shaped flowers.
Group relationships: Gelsemium, Genus Gelsemium
Generic synonyms: Vine
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Literary usage of Carolina jasmine
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Other The plant known in America as the " Carolina jasmine " hardy species commonly cultivated in gardens are the low or Italian yellow-flowered jasmine, ..."
2. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1918)
"The most common of the American jasmines is the Carolina jasmine, ... In the illustration (a) is branch, leaf and flower of Carolina jasmine; (b), ..."
3. A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Adapted to by Andrew Jackson Downing (1852)
"Below the latitude of Philadelphia, however, it will probably succeed well. In the southern states they have a most lovely plant, the Carolina jasmine ..."
4. Materia Medica: For the Use of Students by John Barclay Biddle (1874)
"... as an application to rheumatic, paralytic, or neuralgic parts. GELSEMIUM — YELLOW JASMINE. Gelsemium Sempervirens, Yellow or Carolina jasmine (Nat. ..."