Campanula americana

Species:Campanula americana L.
Plant Notes:This species is sometimes placed in the genus Campanulastrum (Morin 2020). This species is closely related to Legousia and Triodanis (Roquet et al. 2008; Wendling et al. 2011; Crowl et al. 2014; Xu & Hong 2020).
Status:Native, FAC (DEP), FAC (NWPL)
Specimen: View details of USF Herbarium specimens

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Sub Class
Genus Campanula
Species Campanula americana L. - AMERICAN BELLFLOWER


Citation CAMPANULA AMERICANA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 164. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: LINN 221.13). Lectotypified by Brummitt, Taxon 42: 879. 1993.

** Not applicable or data not available.


CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Gadsden USF  
Jackson FLAS  
Liberty FSU  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Campanulastrum americanum Campanulastrum americanum (Linnaeus) Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. 1141, 1338. 1903.BASIONYM: Campanula americana Linnaeus 1753. 
Campanula acuminata Campanula acuminata Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 108. 1803.  
Campanula americana forma tubiflora Campanula americana Linnaeus, forma tubiflora Fernald, Rhodora 44: 458. 1942. TYPE: VIRGINIA: Isle of Wight Co.: Bluffs by James River W of old Fort Boykin, 5 Sep 1941, Fernald & Long 13772 (holotype: GH; isotype: PH).
Campanula americana var. illinoensis Campanula americana Linnaeus, var. illinoensis (Fresenius) Farwell, Rep. (Annual) Michigan Acad. Sci. 20: 191. 1918.BASIONYM: Campanula illinoensis Fresenius 1836. 
Campanula illinoensis Campanula illinoensis Fresenius, Index Sem. Hort. Franc. 1836; Fresenius ex Alph. de Candolle, in de Candolle, Prodr. 7: 478. 1839. TYPE: ILLINOIS:


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Gadsden Co. 25 Jul 1956 R. K. Godfrey 54979
USA Florida Gadsden Co. 02 Nov 1977 L. C. Anderson 4566
USA Tennessee Stewart Co. 02 Aug 1969 R. Kral 36033
USA Tennessee Cocke Co. 20 Aug 1977 P. Genelle 3088
USA North Carolina Caldwell Co. 04 Aug 1956 A. E. Radford 14948
USA North Carolina Watauga Co. 25 Jul 1968 S. W. Leonard 1828
USA Arkansas Sharp Co. 20 Jul 1947 D. Demaree 26231
USA Mississippi Oktibbeha Co. 09 Jul 1956 J. D. Ray, Jr. 6732
USA Arkansas Saline Co. 24 Jun 1955 D. Demaree 37046
USA Georgia Hall Co. 19 Jul 1955 W. H. Duncan 19110
USA Mississippi Noxubee Co. 19 Jul 1956 J. D. Ray, Jr. 7098
USA Mississippi Winston Co. 02 Aug 1956 J. D. Ray, Jr. 7568
USA Tennessee Houston Co. 02 Aug 1969 R. Kral 35879
USA Alabama 18 Jul 1987 S. R. Hill 18158
USA North Carolina Buncombe Co. 02 Sep 1963 V. Ducey 9 2 1963
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