Campanula rotundifolia (Harebell) - photos and description



Uncommon white form of the flower



General: Plants with a slender growth habit, with many stems from the crown. Plants glabrous.

Flowers: Flowers are violet in colour, bell-shaped. pendulous, grow in racemes of 4-6 and appear about the end of June. Flowers measured at 2 cm long and 2.5 cm diameter.

Leaves: Basal leaves disappear early. Stem leaves alternate, linear to filiform. Stem leaf highlighted above was 8 cm long and 2 mm wide.

Height: Height listed in Budd's Flora to 50 cm. We measured plants to 52 cm tall.

Habitat: Prairies and dry woods throughout the province.

Abundance: Common.

Origin: Native.

When and where photographed: The above photos were taken June 10th on a prairie hillside, Cypress Hills, June 24th prairie hillside beside Oro Lake 120 km south of Regina, SK, and July 10th, meadow in the boreal forest, Duck Mountain, 300 km northeast of our home in Regina, SK.