Photographer: Kitty Kohout
Campanula americana L.
American bellflower, tall bellflower
Campanula: Latin campana for "little bell"
americana: for America
|Plant: ||erect, annual/biennial, 3'-6' tall forb; stout stems with milky sap|
|Flower: ||blue with a pale center ring, 5-parted, 1" wide, wheel-shaped; long, curving, white, protruding style; inflorescence solitary or in a small, mostly stalkless cluster from the leaf axils forming a long, terminal spike; blooms July-Sept.|
|Leaf:||thin, stalked, toothed|
|Habitat: ||moist; woods, streambanks|