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    • Periwinkle
    • Greater Periwinkle
    • Large Periwinkle
    • Blue Periwinkle
    • Bigleaf Periwinkle
  • Scientific Names
    • Vinca major
  • Italian
    • Vinca maggiore
  • Spanish
    • vinca

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What

Periwinkle (Vinca major) Vinca major

Observer

cbz123

Date

October 2, 2014

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What

Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

m_jon

Date

September 21, 2014 04:13 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

tim_hopley

Date

September 23, 2014

Description

Opposite pair leaves and wire stems. Extensively seen along the railway line.

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What

Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

m_jon

Date

September 12, 2014 05:41 PM NZST

Description

Abundant along the bank above the footpath, wild.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

john_barkla

Date

September 3, 2014

Description

Scrambling over weedy riparian vegetation

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What

Periwinkle Vinca major

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anna-nz

Date

August 30, 2014 04:00 PM NZST

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Square

What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

savvy

Date

August 1, 2014

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Square

What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

john_barkla

Date

July 26, 2014

Description

Weedy on margin of coastal scrub

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Square

What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2014

Description

Vinca major scrambling down clay bank

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Square

What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

June 7, 2014

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Square

What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

May 11, 2014

Description

the Vinca and the nearby ivy will soon overtake the tree ferns

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Greater Periwinkle Vinca major

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

April 25, 2014
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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.