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Campanula angustiflora


Higher Taxonomy
Family: CampanulaceaeView DescriptionDichotomous Key
Common Name: BELLFLOWER FAMILY
Habit: Annual to perennial herb [tree]. Leaf: generally cauline, generally simple, generally alternate, petioled or not; stipules 0. Inflorescence: cyme, panicle, raceme, spike, or flowers 1; terminal or in axils of leaf-like or reduced bracts. Flower: bisexual, cleistogamous or open, radial or bilateral, inverted (pedicel twisted 180°) or not; hypanthium generally present, +- fused to ovary; sepals generally 5; corolla radial to 2-lipped, petals generally fused, tube deeply divided on 1 side or not, lobes generally 5; stamens 5, free or +- fused (anthers, filaments fused into tube or filaments fused above middle); ovary inferior or 1/2 inferior (superior in fruit), chambers 1--3, placentas axile or parietal, ovules many, style generally 1, 2--5-branched. Fruit: generally capsule, open on sides or top by pores or short valves. Seed: many.
Genera In Family: +- 90 genera, +- 2500 species: worldwide. Note: Some cultivated for ornamental (Campanula, Jasione, Lobelia). Subfamilies sometimes treated as families. Positions of flower parts given after flowering inversion, if any. Parishella moved to Nemacladus.
eFlora Treatment Author: Nancy R. Morin, except as noted
Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Genus: CampanulaView DescriptionDichotomous Key


Common Name: HAREBELL
Habit: Annual, perennial herb, from taproot, fibrous roots, or rhizome, hairs 0 to dense. Stem: reclining or erect, branched, 2--60[150] cm, 4-angled. Leaf: basal or not, cauline, generally lanceolate to ovate, thin, fleshy, or leathery, entire to toothed, sessile or petioled, gradually reduced distally to bracts in inflorescence. Inflorescence: raceme and/or flowers 1 [head, spike, panicle]; terminal or axillary. Flower: not inverted; corolla cylindric to funnel- or bell-shaped, white to deep blue, cut 1/4--2/3 [to all the way] to base, lobes narrow- to wide-triangular; ovary inferior, hemispheric, spheric, or oblong to obconic. Fruit: open by 2--3 lateral pores. Seed: 0.6--3.5 mm, oblong or fusiform.
Species In Genus: +- 400 species: northern hemisphere; many cultivated, some medicinal. Etymology: (Latin: little bell, from corolla shape) Note: Campanula prenanthoides moved to Asyneuma.
Unabridged Note: Campanula medium L. collected in 2000 from landfill northern of Baldwin Lake, SnBr, but probably not reproducing.
Reference: Roquet et al. 2008 Syst Bot 33:203--217
Unabridged Reference: Morin 1980 Madroño 27:149--163
Campanula angustiflora Eastw.
NATIVE
Habit: Annual, stiffly hairy. Stem: erect, 5--20 cm. Leaf: sessile, 4.5--9 mm, oblong-ovate, leathery, few-toothed. Flower: pedicel 3--20 mm; sepals erect, converging in fruit; corolla 2.5--6 mm, cylindric, pale blue to white, lobes suberect; stamens 2--2.5 mm, base sparsely ciliate; ovary 2--3 mm, obovoid to spheric, style 2--3 mm, white, distal 50% papillate. Fruit: spheric, strongly ribbed; pores near middle. Chromosomes: n=15.
Ecology: Chaparral, burns, serpentine soil; Elevation: 30--1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, NCo/NCoRO, NCoRI, n SNH, SnFrB, SCoRO. Flowering Time: May--Jun
Jepson eFlora Author: Nancy R. Morin
Reference: Roquet et al. 2008 Syst Bot 33:203--217
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Citation for this treatment: Nancy R. Morin 2012, Campanula angustiflora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=16952, accessed on December 14, 2019.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2019, Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on December 14, 2019.

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Geographic subdivisions for Campanula angustiflora:
NCo, NCo/NCoRO, NCoRI, n SNH, SnFrB, SCoRO.
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