Taxon  Report   8746    
Cestrum parqui  L'Hér.
Chilean jessamine
Cestrum parqui
© 2011 Eric Wrubel
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cestrum parqui
© 2011 Eric Wrubel/NPS
Cestrum parqui
© 2011 Mike Perlmutter
Cestrum parqui, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Cestrum parqui
© 2007 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Cestrum
Toxicity: MAJOR
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).