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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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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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c_michael_hogan

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December 3, 2016 12:48 PM PST

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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reallifeecology

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December 3, 2016 09:42 AM PST

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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truthseqr

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December 3, 2016 12:11 PM PST

Description

Blue and white periwinkles in bloom in December. There are a lot of periwinkle vines near the entrance to the preserve and around the abandoned buildings. Perhaps they are left over from when the Jesuits lived here?

(Bear Creek Redwoods)

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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peteozich

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December 3, 2016 06:30 PM NZDT

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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tiyumq

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December 2, 2016 09:31 AM PST

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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tiyumq

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December 1, 2016 10:18 AM PST

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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tiyumq

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December 1, 2016 10:27 AM PST

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December 1, 2016 10:49 AM PST

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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tiyumq

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November 28, 2016 09:26 AM PST

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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tiyumq

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November 28, 2016 09:56 AM PST

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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dlbowls

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November 29, 2016 10:29 AM PST

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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edward19940812

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November 29, 2016 02:39 PM PST
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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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