Campanula rotundifolia L.  
Family: Campanulaceae
bluebell, bluebell bellflower, harebell
[Campanula alaskana (A.Gray) W.Wight ex J.P.Anderson, Campanula dubia A.DC., Campanula heterodoxa Bong., Campanula intercedens Witasek, Campanula petiolata A.DC., Campanula rotundifolia var. alaskana L., Campanula rotundifolia var. intercedens L., Campanula rotundifolia var. lancifolia L., Campanula rotundifolia var. petiolata L., Campanula rotundifolia var. velutina L., Campanula sacajaweana M.Peck]
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Christopher Noll  
Etymology: Campanula: Latin campana for "little bell"
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-20" tall forb, mostly hairless; thin stems
Leaves: stalked; the lower leaves broadly oval, toothed, falling off as the plant matures, the upper leaves more linear
Flowers: blue, 5-parted, 3/4" -1 1/4" long, bell-shaped, flaring lobes much shorter than the tube; inflorescence a branched, drooping cluster of usually many, nodding flowers; blooms June-Oct.
Fruits: nodding capsule opening near the base
Habitat: full to partial sun; dry to moderate moisture; woods, meadows, cliffs, beaches; in sandy, gravelly soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Derek Anderson  
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Steve C. Garske  
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Robert R. Kowal  
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