Shrubs of Wisconsin

Vinca minor L.
Family: Apocynaceae
Vinca minor is a creeping vine with opposite, entire, glossy leaves. The leaves are mostly less than 3 cm long. The blue or violet flowers seem large in proportion to the leaves--the corolla often as broad as the leaves are long. It is a horticultural plant in Wisconsin, long persistent where planted and sometimes escaping to nearby disturbed sites. It is considered invasive in Wisconsin.


known Wisconsin distribution


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