Campanulaceae
Bellflower Family
8 genera
17 species
1 subspecies and varieties
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Campanula lasiocarpaAlaska bellflower, Alaska harebell
Distribution: Local in Washington to western Cascades of Puget Trough; Alaska south to Washington, east to Northwest Territories and Alberta.
Habitat: Uncommon in meadows at high elevations in the mountains
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Campanula parryi
Distribution: Local in Olympic and Cascade Mountains of Washington; central and northern Idaho and adjacent Montana.
Habitat: High elevations in the mountains.
Flowers: July-August
var. idahoensis – Parry's harebell
Campanula persicifoliapeach-leaf bellflower
Distribution: West of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia to Oregon and Utah; eastern North America; introduced from Europe.
Habitat: Escaping from cultivation; occurring in moderately moist, disturbed soil.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: May-August
Campanula piperiOlympic bellflower
Distribution: Olympic Mountains in Washington; Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
Habitat: Open, rocky areas at high elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Campanula rapunculoidescreeping bellflower, rover harebell
Distribution: Introduced garden species, often escaping in scattered localities across Washington; British Columbia to Oregon.
Habitat: Moist soil at low elevations
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Campanula rotundifoliabluebell-of-scotland
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; circumboreal.
Habitat: Open, rocky areas from low elevations to the alpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-September
Campanula scabrellarough bellflower, rough harebell
Distribution: In the Cascades of Washington; Washington south to California, east to Idaho and Montana.
Habitat: Open, rocky areas at high elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Campanula scouleripale bellflower
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington, but chiefly to the west; Alaska to California.
Habitat: Openings in moist woods, low to moderate elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Downingia eleganscommon downingia
Distribution: Chiefly east of the Cascades in Washington, though known from scattered locations west of the Cascades crest; British Columbia south to California, east to Idaho and Nevada.
Habitat: Vernal pools, wet meadows, margins of ponds.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Downingia yinaCascade calico-flower, Cascade downingia
Distribution: Both sides of the Cascades in Washington; Washington south to California.
Habitat: Marshes, wet meadows and edges of ponds.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-August
Githopsis specularioidescommon bluecup
Distribution: Both sides of the Cascades in Washington; from southern Washington to southern California.
Habitat: Dry, open places in the valleys and foothills.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-June
Heterocodon rariflorumwestern pearlflower
Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington; southern British Columbia south to California, east to Idaho and Nevada.
Habitat: Moist, open places in the foothills and valleys to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Howellia aquatiliswater howellwort
Distribution: Chiefly west of the Cascades in Washington; Washington south to California, east to Idaho and Montana.
Habitat: In ponds and lakes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Lobelia dortmannawater lobelia
Distribution: West of the Cascades in Washington; Vancouver Island and adjacent mainland in British Columbia, south to the Cascades of northern Oregon.
Habitat: In shallow water at the margins of ponds and lakes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Lobelia kalmiibrook lobelia
Origin: Native
Flowers: July - August
Phyteuma scorzonerifolium
Distribution: Known in Washington from a single population in King County, WA.
Habitat: Disturbed areas.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: July-August
Triodanis perfoliataclasping-leaf Venus'-looking-glass
Distribution: Both sides of the Cascades in Washington; throughout much of the United States and adjacent areas of Canada and Mexico.
Habitat: Various habitats, from the valleys and plains to moderate elevations in the moutains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August