|Scientific Name||Campanula uniflora||USDA PLANTS Symbol||CAUN2|
|Common Name||Arctic Bellflower, Arctic Harebell||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||34473|
Life zones and habitat: Subalpine and alpine (11500 to 14000 ft.); dry to moist meadows, rocky slopes, scree.
Plant: Short, erect perennial with slender stem up to 4 inches tall in Colorado; up to 12 inches at lower altitudes.
Leaves: Basal leaves elliptic to oblanceolate and petiolate, 1/4 to 1-3/4 inches long; shorter stem leaves alternate, elliptic to oblanceolate or linear with small teeth on edges; leaf blades are smooth.
Inflorescence: Single, tilted, funnel-shaped flower, 1/4 to 1/2-inch long; blue or pale blue, pointed lobes about half the corolla length; hairy, pointed sepals.
Bloom Period: July and August.
References: "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield, Flora of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and E-Flora BC.
|BONAP Distribution Map
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Banner photo: Ten Mile Range and Rhodiola integrifolia (King’s Crown) in Summit County