Creeping Bellflower - Campanula rapunculoides
Tuberous-rhizomatous. Stems erect, simple, 40–80 cm. Herbage glabrous to puberulent. Basal leaves short-petiolate; blades lanceolate to ovate, serrate, 5–8 cm long. Stem leaves similar, becoming sessile above. Inflorescence a raceme; bracts small, linear. Flowers nodding; sepals lanceolate, 5–9 mm long, reflexed; corolla campanulate, 12–30 mm long; style ca. as long as the corolla; stigmas 3. Capsule ca. 4 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this plant species or its genus where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus rufocinctus
, Bombus pensylvanicus
, Bombus bimaculatus
, Bombus griseocollis
, and Bombus impatiens
(Thorp et al. 1983, Colla and Dumesh 2010, Williams et al. 2014).