Idaho State Flower

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Idaho State Flower: Syringa, mock orange

Scientific Name: Philadelphus lewisii

State Flower Description: The Syringa, mock orange is a deciduous shrub that grows to 1.5 to 3 meters produces clusters of flowers that are generally white in color and have a yellow center. The flowers have a sweet aroma similar to that of orange blossoms that have a hint of pineapple scent.

Where It's Found: The Syringa, mock orange is native to western North America, from northwestern California in the Sierra Nevada, north to southern British Columbia, and east to Idaho and Montana.

Idaho State Flower Dedication: 1931


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