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  • English
    • Greater Periwinkle
    • Bigleaf Periwinkle
    • Large Periwinkle
    • Blue Periwinkle
  • French
    • Grande pervenche
  • Scientific Names
    • Vinca major
  • Italian
    • Vinca maggiore
  • Spanish
    • Hierba doncella
  • German
    • Großes Wintergrün

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Recent observations

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What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

jermerckling

Date

May 1, 2016 03:07 PM PDT

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Square

What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

swapnil

Date

May 1, 2016 03:42 PM PDT

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Square

What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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bricepollock

Date

May 1, 2016 03:36 PM PDT

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Observer

timoey

Date

May 1, 2016 03:12 PM PDT

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What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

jhroberson

Date

April 16, 2016 09:40 AM CDT

Description

A spreading perennial vine with 5 purple to blue petals. The stems are non flowering grow along the ground, while the flowering stems stand up right. The plants spread by sprawling stems that form roots at the node.

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

jjlr00

Date

April 27, 2016

Place

ukiah (Google, OSM)

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

jjlr00

Date

April 25, 2016

Place

ukiah (Google, OSM)

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Square

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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fabienpiednoir

Date

April 23, 2016

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

quanwei

Date

April 6, 2016 01:56 PM NZST

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Square

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

squaylei2000

Date

April 23, 2016 12:34 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

jacobisaak14

Date

February 25, 2016

Place

Kerman, Ca (Google, OSM)

Description

larger and more flowers

Photos / Sounds

What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Date

April 22, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

Vinca major, with the common names bigleaf periwinkle, large periwinkle, greater periwinkle and blue periwinkle, is species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae, native to the western Mediterranean. Growing to 25 cm (10 in) tall and spreading indefinitely, it is an evergreen perennial, frequently used in cultivation as groundcover.

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