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Greater Periwinkle

Vinca major

Description:

The violet-blue petals of the Greater Periwinkle are fused together toward the center of the flower, the corolla continuing into a short tube. The dark evergreen, shiny leaves are ovate and stalked with hairy edges. The 3-5cm solitary flowers are on show from March to May. It spreads very efficiently because the stems root where they touch the ground.

Habitat:

Found growing in hedgerows, woods and near houses.

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MarikaMartinez
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MarikaMartinez

Malta, Malta

Spotted on May 19, 2013
Submitted on May 24, 2013

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