|Scientific Name||Campanula rotundifolia||USDA PLANTS Symbol||CARO2|
|Common Name||Harebell, Bluebell, Bellflower||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||34497|
Life zones and habitat: Foothills to alpine (5000 to 13500); meadows, open areas, grassy slopes, tundra.
Plant: Erect perennial with slender, branched stems 4 to 24 inches tall.
Leaves: Round or ovate lower leaves wither early; linear to lanceolate stem leaves 1/4 to 1-1/4 inches long, alternate, sessile and smooth margins.
Inflorescence: Solitary or a loose raceme of bell-shaped, nodding blossoms each up to 3/4-inch long; corolla with 5 lavender lobes that are less than 1/2 the length of the corolla; sepals shorter than C. parryi.
Bloom Period: June to August.
References: "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield and "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel.
|BONAP Distribution Map
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Banner photo: Ten Mile Range and Rhodiola integrifolia (King’s Crown) in Summit County