Lesser Periwinkle – 4/28/24

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 4/28/24

Observation Time: 11:00 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Farm (The Trustees of Reservations)

Common Name: Lesser Periwinkle

Scientific Name: Vinca minor

Comments: Also known as dwarf periwinkle and creeping myrtle, 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