Invasive Plants to be Avoided -
Periwinkle or myrtle (Vinca minor)
Member of the Apocynaceae (Dogbane) family. This plant has asymmetric petals that create a pinwheel effect with a star outlined in the center. The leaves are glossy and evergreen. Blooming March - June, periwinkle is a creeping ground cover often spreading from gardens. While still commonly available in nurseries, these plants should be avoided as they can spread to natural areas and pose a threat to native species.
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about Periwinkle , visit its profile at the USDA Plants