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  1. myrtle, Vinca minor(noun)

    widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowers

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  1. Vinca minor

    Vinca minor is a species of flowering plant native to central and southern Europe, from Portugal and France north to the Netherlands and the Baltic States, east to the Caucasus, and also southwestern Asia in Turkey. Other vernacular names used in cultivation include small periwinkle, common periwinkle, and sometimes in the United States, myrtle or creeping myrtle, although this is misleading, as the name myrtle normally refers to the Myrtus species.


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