Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Read more about European Bellflower at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 178-02-004:
Campanula rapunculoides FAMILY Campanulaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
European Bellflower, Rampion Bellflower, Rover Bellflower, Creeping Bellflower
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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 (Smith, 1998).
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Habitat: Disturbed areas, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora
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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)
5-lobed campanulate corolla
Inflorescence a one-sided raceme (rarely a thyrse)
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005) p298
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains (Smith, 1998) p169
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