Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4025

Forb
Perennial

Native north of the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in bogs, fens, marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White to very pale blue
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-parted calyx
5-lobed broadly campanulate corolla
5 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Palustricodon aparinoides var. grandiflorus   FAMILY Campanulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Campanula aparinoides   FAMILY Campanulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Campanula aparinoides var. grandiflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Campanula uliginosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Largeflower Marsh-bellflower


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image of Palustricodon aparinoides var. grandiflorus, Largeflower Marsh-bellflower

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_caul3_001_lvd

        

image of Palustricodon aparinoides var. grandiflorus, Largeflower Marsh-bellflower

Jeff Ausmus    jma_camapa

July    Roscommon County    MI

Roscommon State Forest Area: HIggins Township

"aparinoides" refers to common cleavers, Galium aparine. Both tend to adhere to clothing or fur, per www.missouriplants.com.

image of Palustricodon aparinoides var. grandiflorus, Largeflower Marsh-bellflower

Jeff Ausmus    jma_camapa3

July    Roscommon County    MI

Roscommon State Forest Area: HIggins Township

Stems weak and leaves narrow, both scabrous with small, stiff retrorse hairs, per www.missouriplants.com.

image of Palustricodon aparinoides var. grandiflorus, Largeflower Marsh-bellflower

Jeff Ausmus    jma_camapa4

July    Roscommon County    MI

Roscommon State Forest Area: HIggins Township

Corolla 5-13mm long; pedicels ascending, the bractless portion 1-8cm long, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Palustricodon aparinoides var. grandiflorus, Largeflower Marsh-bellflower

Jeff Ausmus    jma_camapa2

August    Roscommon County    MI

Roscommon State Forest Area: HIggins Township