Syringa vulgaris

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Common Lilac
Flowers and leaves of Syringa vulgaris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Genus: Syringa
Species: S. vulgaris
Binomial name
Syringa vulgaris
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Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris) is a species of plant. It belongs in the family Oleaceae. It is native to the Balkan Peninsula in southeastern Europe. There, it grows on rocky hills.[1][2][3] It has been introduced to North America.

References[change | change source]

  1. Rushforth, K. (1999). Trees of Britain and Europe. Collins ISBN 0-00-220013-9.
  2. Med-Checklist: Syringa vulgaris
  3. Flora Europaea: Syringa vulgaris

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