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  • English
    • Greater Periwinkle
    • Periwinkle
    • Bigleaf Periwinkle
    • Large Periwinkle
    • Blue Periwinkle
  • Spanish
    • Hierba doncella
  • Italian
    • Vinca maggiore
  • Scientific Names
    • Vinca major

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Recent observations

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What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

daydream

Date

March 31, 2015 03:17 PM PDT

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What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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richardwasson

Date

March 29, 2015

Description

This looks to be an introduced plant. It is growing in shade usually and is used as a ground cover. It has established it self and will remain here.

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Hierba doncella Vinca major

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josepf

Date

February 21, 2015

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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zooga1961

Date

March 22, 2015

Description

Evening hike at CRP I observed these flowering plants near escarpment trail's trail head on the left hand side of the trail near the barn

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What

Periwinkle Vinca major

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paloma

Date

March 25, 2015 02:58 PM PDT

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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johnratzlaff

Date

March 25, 2015 03:17 PM EDT

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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annemirdl

Date

March 16, 2015

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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metsa

Date

March 22, 2015 05:23 PM PDT

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

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jaykeller

Date

March 22, 2015 08:25 AM PDT

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greater periwinkle Vinca major

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tigerfish

Date

March 14, 2015 11:19 AM PDT

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Square

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greater periwinkle Vinca major

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tigerfish

Date

March 14, 2015 11:19 AM PDT

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Square

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Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

colleenmahoney

Date

March 14, 2015 10:25 AM PDT
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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.

No range data available.