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    • Campanula americana
    • Campanulastrum americana
    • Campanulastrum americanum
  • English
    • Tall Bellflower
    • American bellflower

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Recent observations

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tall bellflower Campanula americana

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caseyzill

Date

July 30, 2014 04:38 PM EDT

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annwf

Date

July 26, 2014 03:01 PM EDT

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American bellflower Campanula americana

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fluffberger

Date

July 24, 2014

Description

About 4 ft. tall flower spikes with bluish purple flowers and green leaves alternating. Growing under hardwoods along a trail near a creek.

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tall bellflower Campanula americana

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pjennetten

Date

July 17, 2014 06:56 AM CDT

Description

The proper binomial name for this may be Campanulastrum americanum. The current identification (Campanula americana) may be an older nomenclature. See http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/woodland/plants/am_bellflower.htm

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American bellflower Campanula americana

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schock1

Date

July 18, 2014 12:02 PM CDT

Description

South Patrol Rd.

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American bellflower Campanula americana

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aaroncarlson

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July 20, 2014 06:37 AM CDT

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american bellflower Campanula americana

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coachwhipbooks

Date

July 11, 2014

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farkasjk

Date

July 11, 2014 10:16 AM EDT

Description

Purple flower

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American bellflower Campanula americana

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sanguinaria33

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July 10, 2014 10:03 AM CDT

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American bellflower Campanula americana

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sanguinaria33

Date

July 8, 2014 04:44 PM CDT

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American bellflower Campanula americana

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coachwhipbooks

Date

July 7, 2014

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American bellflower Campanula americana

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tonyg

Date

July 5, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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Conservation Summary

  • NC Piedmont, NC, US
    Watch List: Regionally rare in the NC Piedmont. Includes species which are rare in one region of North Carolina, while being uncommon to abundant within another region. These regional rarities, generally within-state disjuncts, are significant for protection of genetic variation and long-term viability of species.
No range data available.