Campanula species

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Scientific Name Campanula parryi USDA PLANTS Symbol
CAPA10
Common Name Parry's Bellflower, Parry's Harebell ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
34489
Family Campanulaceae (Bellflower) SW Colorado
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Description Life zones and habitat: Montane and subalpine; moist meadows, aspen groves, openings.
Plant: Erect perennial with slender stem up to 12 inches tall.
Leaves: Linear, narrow, upright stem leaves 2-1/2 inches long, petiolate.
Inflorescence: Single, erect or tilted, funnel-shaped flower, 1/2-inch long; blue/purple fused petals; sepals longer than those of C. rotundifolia.
References: Descr. adapted from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel.
Colorado Status
Native
Scientific Name Campanula rotundifolia USDA PLANTS Symbol
CARO2
Common Name Harebell, Bluebell, Bellflower ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
34497
Family Campanulaceae (Bellflower) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Foothills to alpine; meadows, open areas, grassy slopes, tundra.
Plant: Erect perennial with slender, branched stems 4 to 24 inches tall.
Leaves: Round basal leaves wither early; linear, narrow stem leaves up to 2-1/2 inches long, alternate and sessile.
Inflorescence: Bell-shaped, nodding blossoms up to 1 inch long, 5 lavender fused petals; sepals shorter than C. parryi.
References: Descr. adapted from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel.
Colorado Status
Native
Scientific Name Campanula uniflora USDA PLANTS Symbol
CAUN2
Common Name Arctic Bellflower, Arctic Harebell ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
34473
Family Campanulaceae (Bellflower) E-Flora BC Reference
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Description Life zones and habitat: Subalpine and alpine; dry to moist meadows, rocky slopes.
Plant: Short, erect perennial with slender stem about 3 inches tall in Colorado; up to 12 inches at lower altitudes.
Leaves: Basal leaves oblanceolate and petiolate, 1/4 to 1-3/4 inches long; shorter stem leaves alternate, elliptic to oblanceolate or linear with small teeth on edges.
Inflorescence: Single, tilted, funnel-shaped flower, 1/4 to 1/2-inch long; blue or pale blue, pointed fused petals; hairy, pointed sepals.
References: Descr. adapted from Flora of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and E-Flora BC.
Colorado Status
Native

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