Creeping Myrtle – 5/21/19

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/21/19

Observation Time: 7:00 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Creeping Myrtle

Scientific Name: Vinca minor

Comments: Also known as dwarf periwinkle, this non-native plant comes from Europe. It makes a good groundcover, and it produces lovely purple blossoms in spring and into summer, but once established it spreads and is hard to eradicate.

More Information: Wikipedia