Wildflowers of Bradlaugh Fields #55 the Harebell

Harebells - Campanula rotundifolia

The Harebell for stainless azure hue,

Claims to be worn by none but who are true

These delicate bell-shaped flowers seem to dance joyfully above their surrounding dry, nutrient-poor grassland habitat. By flowering time the little leaves have almost withered away. If you are very lucky also, you may see an insect unique to Bellflowers called the Harebell Carpenter Bee – covered here in depth – amongst others.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s