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NETTLE-LEAVED BELLFLOWER Campanula trachelium (Campanulaceae) Height to 75cm. Upright and roughly-hairy perennial with sharply angled stems. Grows in hedgerows, scrub and open woodland, mainly on calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 3-4cm long, the corolla bluish violet and bell-shaped with flared, triangular lobes; borne in leafy spikes (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are dry capsules. LEAVES are stalked and heart-shaped at the base of the plant; stem leaves are short-stalked, oval, toothed and nettle-like. STATUS-Locally common in S and E England but scarce or absent elsewhere.