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Canterbury Bells - Campanula medium

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Taprooted biennial. Stems erect, simple, 30–60 cm. Herbage hispid. Basal leaves petiolate; blades oblong, serrate, 3–6 cm long. Stem leaves becoming sessile and lanceolate. Inflorescence a bracteate raceme. Flowers: sepals lanceolate, ca. 1 cm long, erect; corolla campanulate, sometimes white, 3–5 cm long; style shorter than corolla; stigmas 3 (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced as an ornamental and escaped in northeast and northwest N. America, collected in Lake County; native to Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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