Vinca minor L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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  • Scientific Name

    Vinca minor L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Stems somewhat woody, trailing or scrambling, to 1 m, forming mats, the flowering branches ± erect; lvs glabrous, coriaceous, lance-elliptic, 3–5 cm, entire; cor-tube 8–12 mm, the limb 2–3 cm wide; 2n=46. Native of s. Europe, often escaped from cult. into roadsides and open woods in our range. Apr., May.

  • Common Names