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Campanula aparinoides (Marsh bellflower)
Cressler, Alan

Campanula aparinoides

Campanula aparinoides Pursh

Marsh Bellflower

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)

Synonym(s): Campanula aparinoides var. grandiflora, Campanula aparinoides var. uliginosa, Campanula uliginosa

USDA Symbol: CAAP2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Fruit Type: Capsule
Leaf: Green

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May


USA: AL , CO , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NS

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Campanula aparinoides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Campanula aparinoides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Campanula aparinoides


Record Modified: 2014-09-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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