OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Campanula divaricata   FAMILY Campanulaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Campanula divaricata   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 178-02-002:
Campanula divaricata   FAMILY Campanulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Harebell, Appalachian Bellflower


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cadi3_001_lvd

        

image of Campanula divaricata, Southern Harebell, Appalachian Bellflower

JK Marlow    jkm200613_5854

June    Jackson County    NC

Foothills Trail

image of Campanula divaricata, Southern Harebell, Appalachian Bellflower

JK Marlow    jkm190704_9779

July    Jackson County    NC

Foothills Trail

image of Campanula divaricata, Southern Harebell, Appalachian Bellflower

Keith Bradley    kab_c_divaricata_2190

July    Haywood County    NC

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

image of Campanula divaricata, Southern Harebell, Appalachian Bellflower

JK Marlow    jkm060805_404

August    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Campanula divaricata, Southern Harebell, Appalachian Bellflower

JK Marlow    jkm060805_406

August    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Calyx lobes linear to linear-lanceolate, ascending, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Campanula divaricata, Southern Harebell, Appalachian Bellflower

JK Marlow    jkm120830_213

August    Henderson County    NC

Holmes Educational Forest

Leaves linear-lanceolate, margins coarsely toothed, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Campanula divaricata, Southern Harebell, Appalachian Bellflower

JK Marlow    jkm150808_670

August    McDowell County?    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_campanula_divaricata

August        

Flowers pale blue, bell-shaped, lobe tips curled back, style protruding, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Campanula divaricata, Southern Harebell, Appalachian Bellflower

JK Marlow    jkm0309i_24

September    Greenville County    SC

Caesars Head State Park

image of Campanula divaricata, Southern Harebell, Appalachian Bellflower

JK Marlow    jkm200926_7394

September    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Campanula divaricata   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 178-02-002:
Campanula divaricata   FAMILY Campanulaceae

 

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242

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: rock outcrops, cliffs, rocky summits, talus, up to at least 1850m, per Weakley's Flora

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

Inflorescence a diffuse panicle (with at least 2 orders of branching)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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