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Dame's Rocket

Hesperis matronalis


Hesperis matronalis is a herbaceous plant species in the mustard family, Brassicaceae. It has numerous common names, including dame’s rocket, damask violet, dame’s violet, dames-wort, dame’s gilliflower, night-scented gilliflower, queen’s gilliflower, rogue’s gilliflower, summer lilac, sweet rocket, mother-of-the-evening and winter gilliflower.


Decidious forest near a river. Chagring River Park, Eastlake, OH, Lake County, USA

1 Comment

Phil_S 6 years ago

Thanks for the ID, Brian!

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Willoughby, Ohio, USA

Lat: 41.66, Long: -81.41

Spotted on May 20, 2013
Submitted on May 29, 2013

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