Campanula patula L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 163 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Europe to W. Siberia. It is a biennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.


Native to:

Albania, Altay, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Krym, Netherlands, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Poland, Romania, Sardegna, South European Russi, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, West Siberia, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Buryatiya, Connecticut, Denmark, New Hampshire, New York, Norway, Sweden


Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bernini, A., Marconi, G. & Polani, F. (2002). Campanule d'Italia e dei territori limitrofi: 1-185. Univ. di Trieste, Italy.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Marhold, K. (ed.) (2012). IAPT/IOPB chromosome data 13. Taxon 61: 889-902.
  • Polozhij, A.V. & Peschkova, G.A. (eds.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 12: 1-221. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sandwith, C.I. [860], Great Britain K000773334 Yes
Waterfall, C. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773355 Yes
Thompson, H.S. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773368 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773347 Yes
Lloyd [s.n.], Great Britain K000773346 Yes
Lowne, B.T. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773369 Yes
Frith, C.B. [1028], United Kingdom K000773340 Yes
Hall, P.M. [198], Great Britain K000773349 Yes
Linton, E.F. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773330 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773356 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773350 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773335 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773361 Yes
Jackson, A.B. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773339 Yes
Druce, G.C. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773359 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773348 Yes
Stephens, H.O. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773363 Yes
Britton, C.E. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773367 Yes
Watkins, B.M. [676], Great Britain K000773342 Yes
Lloyd, G. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773362 Yes
Collett, H. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773364 Yes
s.coll. [5], United Kingdom K000773353 Yes
Adamovic, L. [s.n.], Serbia K000814264 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [29943], United Kingdom K000773336 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773343 Yes
Devis, H.F. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773358 Yes
Metcalfe, E. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773331 Yes
Gregor, A.G. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773341 Yes
Lloyd, G. [s.n.], Great Britain K000773366 Yes
Bloxam, A. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773333 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [29064], United Kingdom K000773365 Yes
Last, G.V.C. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773345 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773351 Yes
Parker, M. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773357 Yes
s.coll. [101], United Kingdom K000773337 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773354 Yes
Salmon, J.D. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773338 Yes
Worsdell, W.C. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773344 Yes
Collett, H. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000773332 Yes


  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at and
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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