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Syringa reticulata leaf

A tree I love to hate is the Japanese Tree Lilac (Syringa reticulata). A leaf is illustrated in Figure 1. It is unobtrusive during most of the year, but in early June, it has large white flowers that smell like a scent they use for toilet paper.

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Figure 1. Syringa reticulata leaf. Upper side is on left.

I started this post on Friday, but was too busy to complete it.

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