Green Acres


May 18, 2022

Creeping Bellflower is a Persistent Weed in Montana Lawns

Creeping bellflower is an herbaceous creeping perennial in the Harebell family. Native to Eurasia, it has become widely naturalized in North America. Initially introduced as an ornamental, this plant has spread aggressively into lawns and gardens where it is difficult to control.

Creeping bellflower (Campanula rapunculoides) is a perennial plant with unbranched stems that are usually 1 to 3 feet tall. The stems bear five-lobed, blue to purple, bell-shaped flowers that are 0.75 to 1.5 inches long. Flowers are typically arranged al...

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