Syn.: Campanula baumgartenii subsp. bohemica (Hruby) Tacik, Campanula corcontica Šourek, Campanula scheuchzeri auct. non Vill.
Family: Campanulaceae Juss.

Campanula bohemica

Distribution: Central Europe – an endemic species of the Giant Mountains (Krkonoše) in Czechia and Poland.

Ecology: It grows on acidophilous mountain meadows, from altitudes of 800 to 1500 m. Flowers from July to September.

Description: A perennial herb with an erect stem, (10–)15–25(–40) cm high. The basal leaves are petiolate, ovate-cordate, stem ones narrow lanceolate. The flowers are blue-violet, 2–5 in raceme, the corolla bell-shaped, 16–25 mm long. The fruit is a capsule.

Threat and protection: Campanula bohemica is a strictly protected plant in the Czech Republic.

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Campanula bohemica

These images were taken in Czechia, Bohemia, Krkonoše, Sněžka and Obří důl (July 28, 2007).