Summer lilac flowers



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Hesperis matronalis summer lilac flower



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Hesperis matronalis sweet rocket flowers



Damerocket

Hesperis matronalis dame’s violet flowers



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Hesperis matronalis is a herbaceous plant species in the mustard family, Brassicaceae.

It has several common names, including dame’s rocket, damask violet, dame’s-violet,  dames-wort, dame’s gilliflower, night-scented gilliflower, queen’s gilliflower, rogue’s gilliflower, summer lilac, sweet rocket, mother-of-the-evening and winter gilliflower.

Hesperis matronalis flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Brassicales
Family:     Brassicaceae
Genus:     Hesperis
Species:     H. matronalis
Binomial name
Hesperis matronalis