Campanula parryi
Parry's bellflower, Parry's harebell

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

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Perennial herbs from branching, slender rhizomes, the stems glabrous, up to 2.5 dm. tall.


Basal leaves entire, elliptic to oblanceolate, 7-30 mm. long and 3-12 mm. broad, with marginal hairs toward the base; cauline leaves alternate, well-developed, narrower, 2-5 cm. long and 2-5 mm. broad.


Flowers usually solitary, terminal; calyx lobes 5, 2-6 mm. long; corolla bell-shaped, blue, 9-15 mm. long, the 5 lobes broad, equal to or much shorter than the tube; stamens 5, free from the corolla, the filaments short; style included, stigma 3-lobed; ovary inferior.


Capsule 3-celled, broadest above the middle, erect, 7-11 mm. long and less than half as wide.

Accepted Name:
Campanula parryi A. Gray

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
var. idahoensis – Parry's harebell
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Campanula parryi in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Campanula parryi checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Campanula parryi atlas page.

CalPhotos: Campanula parryi photos.

USDA Plants: Campanula parryi information.

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