Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Campanula rotundifolia L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Caroline A. Creevey

Derek Anderson

Keir Morse

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert R. Kowal

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske
Family Campanulaceae
Campanula rotundifolia L.
bluebell, bluebell bellflower, harebell
Campanula: Latin campana for "little bell"
rotundifolia: Latin for "round leaves"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-20" tall forb, mostly hairless; thin stems
Flower: blue, 5-parted, 3/4" -1 1/4" long, bell-shaped, flaring lobes much shorter than the tube; inflorescence a branched, drooping cluster of usually many, nodding flowers; blooms June-Oct.
Fruit:nodding capsule opening near the base
Leaf:stalked; the lower leaves broadly oval, toothed, falling off as the plant matures, the upper leaves more linear
Habitat: full to partial sun; dry to moderate moisture; woods, meadows, cliffs, beaches; in sandy, gravelly soil

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Campanula list Ethnobotany Information Google- Images or Text
Campanula alaskana (A.Gray) W.Wight ex J.P.Anderson
Campanula dubia A.DC.
Campanula heterodoxa Bong.
Campanula intercedens Witasek
Campanula petiolata A.DC.
Campanula rotundifolia L. var. alaskana A.Gray
Campanula rotundifolia L. var. intercedens (Witasek) Farw.
Campanula rotundifolia L. var. lancifolia Mert. & W.D.J.Koch
Campanula rotundifolia L. var. petiolata (A.DC.) J.K.Henry
Campanula rotundifolia L. var. velutina A.DC.
Campanula sacajaweana M.Peck

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