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Campanula rapunculoides L.
CREEPING BELLFLOWER
Rampion bellflower

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Campanula rapunculoides
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Campanula rapunculoides
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Campanula rapunculoides
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Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Halictidae  Agapostemon virescens @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum truncatum @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum zonulum @ UCMS_ENT (1)
Megachilidae  Megachile campanulae @ CUIC_ENT (6)

Megachile rotundata @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Osmia caerulescens @ CUIC_ENT (1)

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Campanula rapunculoides  L. - Creeping Bellflower

Campanula rapunculoides plant

Family - Campanulaceae

Stems - To 1.5m tall, from creeping rhizomes, glabrous to hispid, simple, herbaceous, often purplish below.

Campanula rapunculoides stem

Leaves - Alternate, petiolate below, becoming sessile or very short-petiolate above. Petioles to +/-15cm long, purplish, retrorse pubescent especially at base and apex. Blades of lower leaves cordate, ovate, acute, +6cm long, +/-4cm broad, scabrous below, scabrous above(especially near base). Midrib below strigose and long pubescent. Leaves above reduced, lanceolate-ovate.

Campanula rapunculoides leaves

Inflorescence - Terminal raceme to more than 1/2 the length of plant. Leaves reduced to bracts in inflorescence. Flowers one from each axil. Pedicels to 1cm long in flower, elongating in fruit to +6cm, typically glabrous.

Flowers - Corolla blue-purple, campanulate, 5-lobed. Tube to 1.3cm long, sparse pubescent internally, glabrous externally. Lobes +/-1cm long, spreading, sparsely ciliate-margined, acute, 5mm broad at base. Stamens 5. Filaments abruptly broadened and flattened at base, white, to 4mm long, connivent and pubescent at broadened base. Anthers yellow, curled, 5-6mm long. Style 1.5mm long, exserted. Stigma 3-lobed. Ovary inferior, 3-locular, ovules (seeds) many, placentation axile. Calyx tubular, 5-lobed, campanulate. Tube +/-4mm long and broad(at apex), scabrous. Lobes to 8mm long, 1.6mm broad, spreading to recurving, scabrous.

Campanula rapunculoides flowers

Flowering - June - August.

Habitat - Open stream banks, around old homesites, also cultivated.

Origin - Native to Eurasia.

Other info. - This plant is unmistakable and quite nice to look at. It is, however, introduced and care should be taken not knowingly spread the plant in the wild.
Steyermark lists the plant as C. rapunculoides var. rapunculoides .

Photographs taken in Marquette, MI., 7-21-02.


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Campanula rapunculoides L.
rampion bellflower

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General Information
Symbol: CARA
Group: Dicot
Family: Campanulaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   I
CAN   I
L48   I
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United Kingdom, England, Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens. Usage Requirements .

©David Brezner. United States, MA, Plymouth Co., Bridgewater, property at 28 Erbeck Circle, Elevation: 92ft/28m, Latitude: 41.984, Longitude: -70.933. August 1, 2010. Usage Requirements .

©David Brezner. United States, MA, Plymouth Co., Bridgewater, property at 28 Erbeck Circle, Elevation: 92ft/28m, Latitude: 41.984, Longitude: -70.933. August 1, 2010. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 295. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
CARAU Campanula rapunculoides L. var. ucranica (Besser) K. Koch

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Campanulales
Family Campanulaceae – Bellflower family
Genus Campanula L. – bellflower
Species Campanula rapunculoides L. – rampion bellflower

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

U.S. Weed Information
Campanula rapunculoides creeping bellflower rapion bellflower rover bellflower This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
WSWS Whitson, T.D. (ed.) et al.. 1996. Weeds of the West . Western Society of Weed Science in cooperation with Cooperative Extension Services, University of Wyoming. Laramie, Wyoming.

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Creeping Bellflower
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Creeping Bellflower
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© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

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Creeping Bellflower
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Creeping Bellflower
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