Nettle-Leaved Bellflower – Campanula trachelium

Nettle-leaved Bellflower – Campanula trachelium

The Nettle-leaved bellflower, Campanula trachelium, is found in low-level calcareous woodland, flowering from June to September.

It needs some disturbance to the soil to thrive. In natural navigation it is used as an indicator of woodland edges, especially by paths and tracks.

If you have been crossing woodland and come across this flower, you will emerge from the woods into fields or onto a path very shortly.

This bellflower is a sign you are nearing the edge of the woods

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