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Gelsemium rankinii Small
Swamp jessamine, Rankin's trumpetflower, Rankin's jessamine, Swamp yellow jasmine
USDA Symbol: gera4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Visually similar to Gelsemium sempervirens, Carolina Jessamine, but tolerates flooding better.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May
AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC Native Habitat:
Seasonally flooding bottomlands, swamps USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)
Drought Tolerance: Low
Soil Description: Very acidic, rich, moist
Conditions Comments: Must have moist to wet soil
A high-climbing vine
very similar in appearance to Carolina Jessamine, but ideal for very moist areas. Conspicuous Flowers:
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Record Modified: 2011-08-14