More bellflower! They are out now!!
Location: Outside of Lemont, Will County, IL along IL &MC Trail and Canal. Trail was overgrown and under distribution power lines.
Taken during the Illinois Native Plant Society 2014 Annual Meeting - Field Trip: Braidwood Dunes and Savanna / Hitt’s Siding/Wilmington Shrub Prairie
Campanula americana, the American bellflower, is a tall bellflower native to eastern North America from the Great Lakes region south to Florida and from the Dakotas east to New York. This native plant is an annual or biennial from 2-6' tall. Its flowers are light blue to violet and are usually arranged in elongated clusters. It is an unusual bellflower in that its flowers are usually flat and not bell-shaped. It has a varying life-history with...