Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2023

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it on limestone outcrops, high elevation rocky summits (in thin soil over amphibolite), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal usually withered by flowering)

FLOWER:
Summer
Blue/ Violet
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-parted calyx
5-lobed campanulate corolla
5 stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Campanula rotundifolia   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Campanula rotundifolia   FAMILY Campanulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Scotch Harebell, Bluebell, Bluebell-of-Scotland