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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Palustricodon aparinoides var. aparinoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Campanula aparinoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 178-02-003:
Campanula aparinoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Campanula aparinoides var. aparinoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Campanula aparinoides

 

COMMON NAME:
Marsh-bellflower, Bedstraw Bellflower


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image of Palustricodon aparinoides var. aparinoides, Marsh-bellflower, Bedstraw Bellflower

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_caap2_001_lvd

        

image of Palustricodon aparinoides var. aparinoides, Marsh-bellflower, Bedstraw Bellflower

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_caap2_005_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Palustricodon aparinoides var. aparinoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Campanula aparinoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 178-02-003:
Campanula aparinoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Campanula aparinoides var. aparinoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Campanula aparinoides

 

Find by scientific name:

3369

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia & possibly South Carolina

Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in bogs, marshes, wet meadows, seepage slopes over mafic or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Wet

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

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes slender

FLOWER:
Summer
White to very pale blue
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-parted calyx
5-lobed broadly campanulate corolla
5 stamens

Inflorescence a loose open panicle (or inflorescence reduced to 1-2 flowers)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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