Taxon: Campanula glomerata L.

Genus: Campanula
Family: Campanulaceae
Subfamily: Campanuloideae
Nomen number: 8761
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:166. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Dec-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Oct-2007
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • clustered bellflower  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Dane's-blood  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • campanule agglomérée  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • Knäuel-Glockenblume  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • yatsu-shirosō  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • toppklocka  (Source: Nord F) - Swedish
  • bei jiang feng ling cao  (Source: F China) - Transcribed Chinese
  • kolokol'chik skuchennotsvetkovy  (Source: F Baltic) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3; Campanula Gard Guide)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Xinjiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan Kumamoto, Oita; Korea
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Iran ; Iraq ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Estonia ; Latvia ; Lithuania ; Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Netherlands ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark ; Finland ; Sweden ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Macedonia ; Montenegro ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Europe

    • Northern Europe: Norway
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Utah

  • Cultivated


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  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
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  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image