How Many Petals Are on a Jasmine?

Jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens), also called jessamine or Carolina jasmine, is a fast-growing vine with yellow, five-petaled flowers, according to Floridata. The Confederate jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides) has white flowers and also has five petals.

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