Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3369

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
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

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes slender

FLOWER:
Summer
Blue/ Whitish
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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Campanula aparinoides var. aparinoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Campanula aparinoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 178-02-003:
Campanula aparinoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Marsh Bellflower, Bedstraw Bellflower