Syringa villosa, Late Lilac

Size: shrub, 6-10' average height at maturity (spread 4-10')

Buds: terminal present, conical, brownish, usually with 3-4 pairs of visible scales

Leaves: deciduous, opposite, 2-7" long, 1-2.5" wide, simple, broad elliptic to oblong, acute tip, margins entire, dark green

Twigs: decurrent lines usually indistinct

Flowers: monoecious, in dense terminal clusters 4-8" long, often in sets of 3 at twig tips, light pink-purple to white, fragrant

Fruit: capsule, .5"