Campanula parryi

(Parry’s Bellflower)


Campanula parryi, Breakneck Pass, Park Co. 3155


Campanula parryi, Breakneck Pass, Park Co. 3164

Scientific Name Campanula parryi USDA PLANTS Symbol CAPA10
Common Name Parry's Bellflower, Parry's Harebell ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 34489
Family Campanulaceae (Bellflower) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Montane to alpine (6500 to 13500 ft.); moist meadows, aspen groves, openings, streamsides.
Plant: Erect perennial with slender stem 3 to 10 inches tall.
Leaves: Lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, upright stem leaves 1-3/8 inches long; petiolate.
Inflorescence: Single, erect or tilted, funnel-shaped flower, 1/2-inch long; blue/purple corolla lobes about 1/2 the corolla length; sepals longer than those of C. rotundifolia.
Bloom Period: June to August.
References: "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield, "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel and SW Colorado Wildflowers.
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