Syringa vulgaris facts for kids

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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

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. It has been introduced to North America.

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