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Peterborough Ontario Canada.
Creeping Bellflower-Campanula rapunculoides
Plant: Erect perennial 30-100 cm tall, from spreading rootstock with fleshy vertical roots.
Leaves: Coarse, irregularly toothed, 1.5-8 cm long, rounded to heart-shaped at the stem base, gradually narrower and shorter-stalked upwards.
Flowers: Blue to violet, bell-shaped, 5 lobed, 2.5-3.5 cm long; fowers nodding in stiff, 1-sided, elongating clusters.
Blooms: July to August
Fruits: Round, nodding capsules, opening near the base.
Habitat: Disturbed ground.
Distribution: Eurasia; naturalized across temperate North America (exept Saskatchewan). Pick : freely.
Ontario Wildflowers- 101 Wayside Flowers- Linda Kershaw
Peterborough Ontario. On a trail through an open meadow area.