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Campanula glomerata
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific Name - Campanula glomerata L.

Synonyms -

Popular Names - ravel.

Distribution and Habitat - native to Europe, arid environments, grassland and forest edges.

Description - herbaceous perennial, rhizome. Stem erect, slightly hairy or subglabru, simple. Lower leaves petiolate, oblong-lanceolate-spatulate, 1.5-4 x 3-12 cm, serrated edge, the truncated or slightly cordiforma, upper leaves alternate, triangular-cordiforme, 10-15 x 30-50 mm amplexicaule. Inflorescences terminal, blue-purple flower, calyx tube 5 mm, triangular-acute lobes 1.5-2 x 5.5-6 mm tube Corola 8-10 lobes 9-12 mm x 4 mm. Blooms in June-September. Fruit capsule. Seeds oblong-ellipsoid, lenticular, 1.3-1.6 x 0.6-0.8 mm, dark brown surface, 2n = 30

Requirements - well-drained soils and sunny or semi-shady exhibitions.

The pictures were takenMount Faverghera (IT) at 0-1500 m altitude.

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