Family : Campanulaceae
Text © Alessandro Bordin
English translation by Mario Beltramini
Common name : Creeping Bellflower
Scientific name : Campanula rapunculoides L. (1753)
Subspecies : none
Phytogeographic type : European-Caucasian
Habitat : coppice, brush woods, hedges and vineyards, on preferably calcareous soil at an altitude of 150-1.500 (2.100) metres.
Blossoming : July-August
Brief description : Perennial plant.
Stem : upright, simple, poorly and irregularly pubescent, tall up to 100 cm.
Lower leaves : ovate-lanceolate, with petiole, serrate and sharp at the apex.
Caulinar leaves : sessile lanceolate.
All leaves are thickly bristly. Flowers : leafy final raceme with nodding flowers on peduncles, mostly unilaterally placed.
The stem at the apex carries a raceme of flowers with a great corolla, provided with a peduncle.
Calyx : with patent lanceolate teeth.
Corolla : with tube lacinias formed by five lilaceous petals.
Fruit : capsule containing many seeds.
Possibility of confusion with other plants : none
The photographic file of Giuseppe Mazza