West Highland Flora

Harebell


Campanula rotundifolia

 

Campanula rotundifolia

Photo Carl Farmer
(14 Jul 2002 Geilo, Norway)

Common in much of the area but surprisingly rare in Skye and some other places.  Roadsides, fields, grassy banks, and on rockfaces from the coast to mountain summits.

Flowers c 13-18 mm long.

ID: Unmistakeable in flower.

Other features: Flower divided into 5 lobes to about a third of the way down.  Upper leaves linear; lower leaves with roundish blade and long stalk, but soon withering.

 

  Campanula rotundifolia

Photo Carl Farmer
(18 Jul 2002 Inverness)
 

 
 

Showing narrow leaf (spreading horizontally to the right of the stem near the bottom of the picture)

 
     
     
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