Can someone help identify this plant? Thanks in advance. enter image description here

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  • Are these samples from a shrub in your yard or somebody's yard? newfs.s3.amazonaws.com/taxon-images-1000s1000/Rosaceae/…
    – stormy
    Commented May 27, 2017 at 19:33
  • Yes, I was given it by a neighbor to use in my project. The plant you provided looks very similar, although I don't see the traces of pink on my plant. Also, the leaves are kinda different. In your picture they are jagged.
    – Quantomic
    Commented May 27, 2017 at 19:34
  • Are these 4 petals or 5 petals? Is this a shrub? Vine?
    – stormy
    Commented May 27, 2017 at 19:38
  • 4 petals. It's a shrub.
    – Quantomic
    Commented May 27, 2017 at 19:39
  • Unfortunately, I do not know the scent, I was given it when it was already severed for a while from the plant. I'd guess around 30-40 stamens per flower, but I do not have it on hand right now so I can check. Also, an additional piece of information, this was collected in south-central Europe. I see most Philadelphus species are native to North America. That kind of confuses me.
    – Quantomic
    Commented May 27, 2017 at 21:26

2 Answers 2


Welp I was in the ballpark. I could be wrong as I am often. I believe this is Philadelphus lewisii, Mock Orange. It is native in Washington state. Philadelphus lewisii


It is Philadelphus coronarius, a shrub with scented flowers. It has 4 petals and toothed leaves.

  • I'm glad you provided coronarius. Good answer...
    – stormy
    Commented May 27, 2017 at 19:59
  • It may as well be this, but I think the other answer looks more like my sample. Thanks a lot though!
    – Quantomic
    Commented May 27, 2017 at 20:04
  • I think the veins in the leaves look more similar for lewisii. Otherwise, they are so very alike. Thanks Alina!
    – stormy
    Commented May 27, 2017 at 20:07

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