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Periwinkle may refer to:

Animals
  • Periwinkle, a common name for a number of gastropod molluscs in the family Littorinidae
    • Common periwinkle (Littorina littorea)
    • Blue periwinkle (Nodilittorina unifasciata)
    • Rough periwinkle (Littorina saxatilis)
  • Periwinkle, a regional name for the caddisfly larva
Plants

The common name of plants in two genera in the family Apocynaceae:

  • Catharanthus or Madagascar periwinkles
  • Vinca or European periwinkles
Other uses
  • Periwinkle (color), a pale shade of blue
  • Periwinkle, a character in Blue's Clues
  • Periwinkle, a character in The Bellflower Bunnies
  • Periwinkle, a character in Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings
  • Periwinkle, the main character in Patricia A. McKillip's book, The Changeling Sea



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