Taxon  Report   6428    
Philadelphus microphyllus  A. Gray
Desert syringa,  Little leaf mock orange, Littleleaf mock orange
Philadelphus microphyllus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Philadelphus
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Philadelphus stramineus
ICPN + PLANTS: Philadelphus occidentalis
ICPN + PLANTS: Philadelphus occidentalis var. occidentalis
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More information about  Philadelphus microphyllus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2019).