Etymology: Campanula: Latin campana for "little bell"
Plants: tangling perennial, 6"-36" tall forb; stems weak, somewhat 3-angled, covered with short, hooking bristles
Leaves: thin, often with rough spots on the edges and midvein below
Flowers: pale blue to white, 5-parted, 1/4" -1/2" long, funnel-shaped; solitary, long stalked, nodding; blooms June-Aug.
Habitat: wet; meadows, streambanks
Conservation Status: Native
Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 7, Wetland Indicator = OBL USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS): Images of seeds, fruits, embryos, etc. David G. Smith's "Delaware Wilflowers": Beautiful photographs; descriptions