winter jasmine Oleaceae Jasminum nudiflorum Lindl. Listen to the Latin symbol: JANU Other Fact Sheets
Leaf: Opposite, trifoliate, leaflets oval to oblong, 1/2 to 1 inch long, shiny dark green above.
Flower: Bright yellow, unscented, funnel shaped with 6 petals, 1 inch across appearing in large numbers for long period throughout the winter.
Fruit: Black berry, rarely or never seen in cultivation.
Twig: Green, four angled, slender and arching; pointed 1/8 inch long, red and green buds.
Bark: Green the first year, turning gray to red brown, thin and finely scaly.
Form: Sprawling, arching shrub, up to 4 feet tall unless allowed to climb and supported; works well cascading down embankments and over walls.

Looks like: forsythia
leaf flower twig bark form1 map
Additional Range Information:
Jasminum nudiflorum is planted in the USDA hardiness zones shown above and is not known to widely escape cultivaton.
External Links:
USDA Plants Database
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