Syringa vulgaris L.

English Common lilac ISEIA: C1
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Report the species

Report Syringa vulgaris to the National Museum of Natural History.

Importance and distribution in Luxembourg

Distribution map of Syringa vulgaris L. in Luxembourg. Recorder-LUX & iNaturalist, 2019.08.26.

The species, a very common garden shrub, was first documented in the wild in Luxembourg in 1959. It was found by Léopold Reichling on 8th July 1959 in Bierheck (Municipality of Steinsel). Currently, 20 observations of Common lilac are documented in the Recorder database.

Risk assessment

ISEIA protocol: C1 (1+2+2+2) (Ries et al. 2013: 19).

Bibliography concerning Luxembourg

  • Ries, C., Y. Krippel, M. Pfeiffenschneider & S. Schneider, 2013. Environmental impact assessment and black, watch and alert list classification after the ISEIA Protocol of non-native vascular plant species in Luxembourg. Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 114: 15-21. [PDF 652 KB]
  • Welter A., J.Turk & J. Trossen, 2008. Les arbres introduits au Luxembourg. Inventaire des essences arborescentes non indigènes de pleine terre présentes sur le territoire du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg. Ferrantia 53, Musée national d’histoire naturelle, Luxembourg, ISSN 1682-5519, 111 pp.

Suggested citation of this webpage

Ries, C. & M. Pfeiffenschneider (Eds.), 2019. Syringa vulgaris L. In: - Invasive Alien Species in Luxembourg. URL: [26.08.2019].

 Last updated on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.