day jessamine USDA PLANTS Symbol: CEDI6
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Hardwood Trees Shrub or Subshrub
Cestrum diurnum L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Solanales: Solanaceae
Synonym(s): day cestrum, day flowering jassamine, day jasmine, inkberry, tentanchinu, thauthau, tintan china
Native Range: Trop. Amer., West Indies (BAIL);

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Tree(s); Habit
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental,
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EDDMapS Distribution:
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State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

Invasive Listing Sources:
Faith Campbell, 1998
Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council
Reichard, Sarah. 1994.  Assessing the potential of invasiveness in woody plants introduced in North America. University of Washington Ph.D. dissertation.