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Some kind of periwinkle?

Observed: 1st March 2011 By: Sargent407
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Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Periwinkle (Vinca sp)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
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Comments

Chris Metherell's picture

Vinca spp.

Ah, but which one? The two commonest are easy to tell apart. V. major (Greater Periwinkle) has the edges of the leaves and the calyx lobes with tiny hairs on them. In V. minor (Lesser Periwinkle)they are glabrous. Can't tell from the photograph. Why not go back and have a look?

Chris Metherell
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