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Campanula rapunculoides
(creeping bellflower)



Campanula rapunculoides (creeping bellflower)


  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Campanula rapunculoides
  • Preferred Common Name
  • creeping bellflower
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Campanula rapunculoides

Preferred Common Name

  • creeping bellflower

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: Ensidig klokke
  • Finland: vuohenkello
  • Norway: Ugrasklokke
  • Sweden: Kn?lklocka

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Campanulales
  •                         Family: Campanulaceae
  •                             Genus: Campanula
  •                                 Species: Campanula rapunculoides

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 25 Feb 2021

Distribution Database Table

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Distribution References

Abad R G G, Sadeghi S E, Ghajarieh H, Nasserzadeh H, Yarmand H, Moniri V R, Nikdel M, Haghshenas A R, Khabir Z H, Ardekani A S, Mohammadpour A, Caldara R, 2015. Tychiini and Mecinini (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Curculioninae) of Iran: eleven species recorded for the first time, with new data on host plants and distribution of several species. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran. 35 (1), 57-68.

CABI Data Mining, 2011. Invasive Species Databases.,

Dąbkowska T, Sygulska P, 2013. Variations in weed flora and the degree of its transformation in ecological and extensive conventional cereal crops in selected habitats of the Beskid Wyspowy Mountains. Acta Agrobotanica. 66 (2), 123-136. DOI:10.5586/aa.2013.029

Garibaldi A, Bertetti D, Poli A, Gullino M L, 2012. Powdery mildew caused by Golovinomyces orontii on creeping bellflower (Campanula rapunculoides) in Italy. Plant Disease. 96 (2), 291. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-09-11-0750

Garibaldi A, Gilardi G, Matic S, Gullino M L, 2017. First report of rust caused by Coleosporium campanulae on Campanula rapuncoloides in Italy. Journal of Plant Pathology. 99 (1), 304.

Garibaldi A, Gilardi G, Matic S, Luongo I, Gullino M L, 2019. First report of Alternaria alternata on Campanula rapunculoides in Italy. Plant Disease. 103 (2), 368-369. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-07-18-1163-PDN

Garibaldi A, Ortu G, Bertetti D, Gullino M L, 2015. First report of web blight on creeping bellflower (Campanula rapunculoides) caused by Rhizoctonia solani AG 1-IB in Italy. Plant Disease. 99 (7), 1037-1038. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-11-14-1137-PDN

Knight K W L, Hill C F, Sturhan D, 2002. Further records of Aphelenchoides fragariae and A. ritzemabosi (Nematoda: Aphelenchida) from New Zealand. Australasian Plant Pathology. 31 (1), 93-94. DOI:10.1071/AP01063

Habitat List

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GISD/IASPMR: Invasive Alien Species Pathway Management Resource and DAISIE European Invasive Alien Species Gateway source for updated system data added to species habitat list.
Global register of Introduced and Invasive species (GRIIS) source for updated system data added to species habitat list.

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