Bigleaf Periwinkle (Vinca major)


Vinca Major, or more commonly know as Bigleaf Periwinkle, is a vine forb/herb of the genus Vinca. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Vinca Major or Bigleaf Periwinkle's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Vinca
  • Family: Apocynaceae
  • Order: Gentianales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: Cal-IPC SEEPPC

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