Yellow jessamine

These flowers opened on the last day of February 2011. Gelsemium sempervirens is
a high-climbing, woody vine that is known by several names, including Carolina jessamine, poor man’s rope, or yellow jasmin.
It smells good. It’s native to the U.S. southeast.

Pictures by John S. Quarterman, Lowndes County, Georgia, 28 February 2011.