Tufty Bells - Southern Rockbell
Wahlenbergia marginata
Campanuloideae (Bluebell) Family

 

Plant is an upright, branch-stemmed perennial with a tap root. Its preferred habitat is fields and along roadsides. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.

The leaves are mostly basal, lance-like, slightly toothed.

The flowers are solitary on tall slender stems, bell-shaped, five petals, about 1/4 inch wide.

Synonyms that apply to and identify this plant are: W. bibalvis, and Campanula gracilis.

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