Lesser Periwinkle Vinca minor
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Lesser Periwinkle isn't native to Europe and has been introduced to the Montreal area. It's a low growing, evergreen plant forming a large colony with many flowers, blooming from spring to mid-summer.
How to Identify
Lesser Periwinkle is a low growing evergreen plant forming a large colony with many flowers. A flower has 5 light violet petals.
Where When to Spot
The only place so far where I saw this species is Parc de la Visitation, in the forest just right of the entrance.