Vinca minor

Scientific Name: Vinca minor
Common Name: common periwinkle

Common periwinkle, native to Europe, is a robust, persistent groundcover used in U.S. cultivation. It frequently escapes and thrives in forests, choking or shading out native plants and tree seedlings on the forest floor.
Photographer: Merike Linnamagi, CC BY-NC-ND

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A non-native, invasive species in the U.S.