Latin name: Vinca major L.
  Pronunciation: VIN-ka MA-jor

  Common name: Periwinkle
  Family: Apocynaceae (Dogbane)
  Habitat: Sheltered and shaded places along streams,
  old dwelling sites, below 3000', naturalized from
  Eurasia

  Blooming period: March to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Vinca  2) major
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