harebell


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Related to harebell: Campanula rotundifolia

hare·bell

 (hâr′bĕl′)
n.
A perennial plant (Campanula rotundifolia) having slender stems, dense clusters of basal leaves, and bell-shaped blue or white flowers. Also called bluebell.

harebell

(ˈhɛəˌbɛl)
n
(Plants) a N temperate campanulaceous plant, Campanula rotundifolia, having slender stems and leaves, and bell-shaped pale blue flowers. Also called (in Scotland): bluebell

hare•bell

(ˈhɛərˌbɛl)

n.
a low plant, Campanula rotundifolia, of the bellflower family, having narrow leaves and blue, bell-shaped flowers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.harebell - sometimes placed in genus Scillaharebell - sometimes placed in genus Scilla  
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Hyacinthoides, Hyacinthoides - small genus of perennial bulbs of western Europe and North Africa; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
2.harebell - perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowersharebell - perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowers
bellflower, campanula - any of various plants of the genus Campanula having blue or white bell-shaped flowers
Translations

harebell

[ˈhɛəbel] Ncampánula f

harebell

[ˈhɛəˌbɛl] ncampanella scozzese
References in classic literature ?
It nodded like a wind-blown harebell down the valleys and round the mountain sides, and in due time the lama and Kim, who steered by compass, would overhaul it, vending ointments and powders at eventide.
The pliant harebell swinging in the breeze, On some grey rock: The single sheep, and the one blasted tree, And the bleak music from that old stone wall:-- In the meadows and the lower ground, Was all the sweetness of a common dawn:-- And that green corn all day is rustling in thine ears!
There were wild-flowers to pluck--the bright red poppy, the gentle harebell, the cowslip, and the rose.
I lingered round them, under that benign sky: watched the moths fluttering among the heath and harebells, listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass, and wondered how any one could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth.
These grasslands are nationally important and support a unique and diverse array of beautiful wildflowers such as cowslips, rockrose, wild thyme and harebell.
The police, the army's bomb disposal unit, the fire service and ambulances on standby converged on Woodbine Street, while Commercial Road, Stanley Road, Daisy Street, Lambeth Road and Harebell Street were among those cordoned off.
The best is Hensol Harebell, with broad petals and long spurs.
Paul's, but curving over him like the hanging blossom of a harebell, was a cavernous crag of snow.
The pink flowers of thrift are more familiar from the coast, but here it grows with harebell, mouse-ear and rough hawkbit.
He was one of 36 people who abandoned St Kilda's only inhabited island, Hirte, in 1930, and set sail on the Harebell for Lochaline in Argyll.
31 400m The Coral On Tv Bitches Trophy - Heat 3 1 Fahy Pine (K G Crew, Unatt) 2 Alis Avenger (D Mullins, Romfd) 3 Oopys Harebell (J W Reynolds, Romfd) 4 Blue Glenard (m) (D Mullins, Romfd) 5 Cavan Dancer (m) (E A Gaskin, Romfd) 6 Fabulous Swiss (w) (P W Young, Romfd) TUESDAY OCTOBER 23 MILDENHALL 20.
The threatened scrub jay--Florida's only endemic bird--finds shelter amid the brambly brush; the threatened sand skink swims through the sand out of sight like a legless lizard; the gopher tortoise digs a burrow that may be used by up to 300 other species; and the extremely rare yellow-blooming Avon Park harebell clusters in the three lone populations left in the world.