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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Palustricodon aparinoides var. aparinoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae   Go to FSUS key


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 Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Campanula 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 OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
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 Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Campanula 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

Rare

Habitat: bogs, marshes, wet meadows, seepage slopes over mafic or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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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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