Scientific name: Campanula rotundifolia
Nature Stars: 50
About: Often found in hedge banks, grassland, hillsides and even dunes and cliffs. Flowers between July and September.
How to identify: Look for long, trailing stems with small club shaped leaves at the base. Leaves become elongated towards the tips, where nodding blue flowers hang in bell shapes.
Where: Very common in UK mainland, some in N. Ireland and Ireland, especially on the west coast
Fantastic fact: It is sometimes known as the bluebell in Scotland.
Photograph credit: Philip Precey