Lilac

genus of plants
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Lilacs are plants in the genus Syringa, in the family Oleaceae. Lilacs are popular garden plants in many area. Syringas are another name for the Lilac, as well as the generic name. It is the state flower of Idaho.

Lilac
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Syringa vulgaris (Common Lilac) flowers
Scientific classification
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Syringa

Species

About 20 species; see text.