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A garden escape often found in hedgerows near human habitation.



Common Name Lilac
Scientific Name Syringa vulgaris
Species Group Garden Escapes
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Olive family - Oleaceae
Status Scarce
Flower Colour Group Purple
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
Preferred Environment
Look for The purple flower spikes
Additional Identification Notes
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