Tall Bellflower (Campanulastrum americanum) LaBagh Woods Chicago Cook County IL July 2016 Week #30 Jeff Skrentny IMG_3260
Tall bell flower
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...