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Common lilac

Syringa vulgaris

Description:

Large aggressive growing shrub with fragrant purplish flowers. Common lilac tends to flower profusely in alternate years. This lilac is a reminder of the early settlers that came to this area and have long gone. Now the lilac has grown into a formidable grove that is almost impenetrable along the creek.

Habitat:

Spotted along the Umtanum Creek. Eastern Washington.


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Washington, USA

Lat: 46.86, Long: -120.50

Spotted on May 4, 2019
Submitted on May 12, 2019

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