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Northwest Missouri State University


Japanese Tree Lilac

Syringa reticulata

Japan. Leaves: Broad-ovate to ovate, 2 to 5 1/2" long, about half as wide, acuminate, rounded or subcordate, glabrous or slightly pubescent; petiole 1/2 to 1" long. Tree reachess 20 to 30' in height; 15 to 25' in spread. Flowers: Perfect, creamy white, fragrant, 6 to 12" long and 6 to 10" wide panicles. Fruit: Warty, glabrous, scimitar-shaped, dehiscent, 3/4" long capsule, blunt at apex.

Trail Number: T12

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Summer '08 - Japanese Tree Lilac