Type of Leaf of a Periwinkle Flower

Periwinkle (Vinca minor) leaves are glossy, dark green in color. They are oval, tapering to a soft point at the end. These leaves reach 1/2 to 2 inches long and have a short leaf stem. The leaves leak milky sap when broken.

Keywords: periwinkle leaf type, Vinca minor, flowering groundcover

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