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Greater Periwinkle

Vinca major


Also known as bigleaf periwinkle, large periwinkle and blue periwinkle, this is an evergreen perennial flowering plant belonging to a family Apocynaceae. Forms dense massifs and grows up to 50 cm in height; and produce five-petaled blue solitary flowers of some 5 to 6 cm in diameter.


Found in urban setting, around our building, in a part of the garden that was not really entertained for some time, and is full of wildflowers this spring.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Apr 29, 2018
Submitted on Apr 30, 2018

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