Syringa vulgaris L.
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad Shrub

Syringa vulgaris A. A. Reznicek

Roadsides, fencerows, clearings and fields, shores, often near evidence of old habitation. Most lilacs are Asian in origin, but this species apparently originates from southeastern Europe. First collected outside of cultivation in 1920 in Washtenaw Co.


Alcona County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Baraga County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Charlevoix County
    Only on Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Clinton County
Crawford County
Delta County
Gratiot County
Houghton County
Isabella County
Kalamazoo County
Keweenaw County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
    Including Fox Islands
    Including Manitou Islands
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Luce County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Macomb County
Marquette County
Ogemaw County
Ontonagon County
Osceola County
Ottawa County
Presque Isle County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. August 13, 2022.