Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Campanula rapunculoides L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Richard Bauer

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Joshua J. Nemec

Joshua J. Nemec

Paul E. Berry
Family Campanulaceae
Campanula rapunculoides L.
creeping bellflower, European bellflower, rover bellflower
Campanula: Latin campana for "little bell"
rapunculoides: like Rapunculus, now obsolete name for a group of bellflowers, meaning "little turnip" referring to the roots
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive
Plant: erect, perennial, 16"-40" tall forb, mostly unbranched, often in dense patches; stems smooth or with a few hairs; rhizomes with many, fleshy, vertical roots
Flower: blue, 5-parted, 3/4"-1" long, bell-shape; inflorescence an unbranched, one-sided cluster (raceme) with short-stalked, slightly nodding flowers; blooms June-Oct.
Leaf:coarse with fine, irregular teeth; lower leaves long-stalked, upper to mostly stalkless
Habitat: disturbed areas, lawns, roadsides
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Campanula rapunculoides L. var. ucranica (Besser) K.Koch

         
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