Page author: David Giblin
Syringa vulgaris
common lilac

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east in scattered locations across North America to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Fields, forest edge, roadsides, wastelots, and other disturbed areas.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Introduced

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Syringa vulgaris L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 9. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Syringa vulgaris in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Syringa vulgaris checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Syringa vulgaris information.

E-Flora BC: Syringa vulgaris atlas page.

CalPhotos: Syringa vulgaris photos.

USDA Plants: Syringa vulgaris information.

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