OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Campanula rapunculoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Campanula rapunculoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 178-02-004:
Campanula rapunculoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
European Bellflower, Rampion Bellflower, Rover Bellflower, Creeping Bellflower


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image of Campanula rapunculoides, European Bellflower, Rampion Bellflower, Rover Bellflower, Creeping Bellflower

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cara_001_lvd

        

image of Campanula rapunculoides, European Bellflower, Rampion Bellflower, Rover Bellflower, Creeping Bellflower

Keith Bradley    kab_c_rapunculoides_78915

August    Hamilton County    NY

Flowers nodding on very short pedicels in a 1-sided raceme. Plant to 3' tall, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Campanula rapunculoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Campanula rapunculoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 178-02-004:
Campanula rapunculoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

 

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3368

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Habitat: Disturbed areas, roadsides, 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

Inflorescence a one-sided raceme (rarely a thyrse)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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