Page author: David Giblin
Ligustrum vulgare
common privet

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to Texas, east to the Atlantic Coast

Habitat: At low elevations in forest understory, forest and prairie edges, and disturbed areas.

Flowers: April-May

Origin: Introduced

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Ligustrum vulgare L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 7. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Ligustrum vulgare in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Ligustrum vulgare checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Ligustrum vulgare atlas page.

CalPhotos: Ligustrum vulgare photos.

USDA Plants: Ligustrum vulgare information.

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