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''Vinca minor''. Cerebral stimulant. Referred to by [[Chaucer]] as ''Parwynke''. Indigenous to southern [[Europe]].
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[[image:periwinkle.jpg|right|200px|thumb]]''Vinca minor''. Cerebral stimulant. Referred to by [[Chaucer]] as ''Parwynke''. Indigenous to southern [[Europe]].
The leaves are shiny and dark, the blue flowers have 5 regular parts and are up to 3cm wide. Blooms first appear in late winter and continue into mid spring. Acts as a sedative.
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The leaves are shiny and dark, the blue flowers have 5 regular parts and are up to 3cm wide. Blooms first appear in late winter and continue into mid spring.  
  
[[image:periwinkle.jpg]]
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Acts as a sedative.
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Latest revision as of 22:43, 22 May 2006

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Vinca minor. Cerebral stimulant. Referred to by Chaucer as Parwynke. Indigenous to southern Europe.

The leaves are shiny and dark, the blue flowers have 5 regular parts and are up to 3cm wide. Blooms first appear in late winter and continue into mid spring.

Acts as a sedative.