Campanula scheuchzeri Vill.


Genus: Campanula

Catalan common name: Campaneta.

Spanish common name: Campanilla de los Pirineos.

Province distribution: Barcelona. Girona. Lleida.

General distribution (Phytogeography): Boreo- alpine (Arctic-alpine)

Flowering time: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Life-forms: Hemicryptophyte.

Habitats: Alpine grasslands.

Characteristics: Rocky alpine meadows, often peats submitted to frost heaving, preferably on acid or decarbonated soils. A plant similar to C. cochleariifolia, and of which it can be told apart from by its solitary stems, the lack of basal leaves at flowering and by a corolla larger than 1.5 cm. In addition, the floral buds and the pedicels are pendulate before flowering, a characteristic that distinguishes it from C. rotundifolia.