Campanula rapunculoides L.
creeping bellflower (rampion bellflower)
Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

Photograph

© Larry Halverson     (Photo ID #71138)


Map

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Distribution of Campanula rapunculoides
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Species Information

General:
Perennial or sometimes biennial herb from a branching rhizome; stems single to several, erect, over 50 cm tall, glabrous or sparsely hairy.
Leaves:
Basal leaves lacking; stem leaves alternate, lanceolate to egg-shaped, irregularly saw-toothed, lower ones stalked.
Flowers:
Inflorescence of terminal clusters of numerous bell-shaped flowers; corollas 2-3.5 cm long, blue; calyces without appendages.
Fruits:
Capsules, nodding, opening near the base.

SourceThe Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

Illustration

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Habitat and Range

Disturbed areas in the lowland and lower montane zones; frequent, scattered across extreme S BC; introduced from Eurasia.

SourceThe Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

Synonyms

Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Campanula rapunculoides var. ucranica (Besser) K. Koch