Campanula rotundifolia L.


Genus: Campanula

Catalan common name: Campaneta de fulla rodona. Campanetes de cingle. salsufragi.

Spanish common name: Campanilla. Campanilla de hoja redondeada.

Province distribution: Barcelona. Castelló. Girona. Lleida. Tarragona. València.

General distribution (Phytogeography): Eurosiberian

Uses and properties: Edible or foodstuffs. Medicinal.

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Hemicryptophyte.

Habitats: Rock crevices and cliff faces. Meso-xerophyll mountain fields. Mesophyll mountainous grasslands.

Characteristics: More or less dense pastures, rock fissures and outcrops, forest clearings, moors, etc. A perennial herb with basal leaves ovate-cordate, the caulines are more narrow (linear-lanceolate). The inflorescence is lax and pauciflora. Differs from other Campanula by its bell-shaped corolla divided in a maximum up to 1/3 it s length and with the floral buds and pedicels erect before flowering.

Observations: A very polymorphous plant that of which many infraspecific entities have been described.