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Flower of the month: June 2013
This bellflower is endemic to western Crete, and prefers rocky slopes.
It has two characteristic swellings at the base of each calyx lobes, shown below in close-up.
This flower is from Kourtiolótiko Gorge (photo by Chris Durdin). More flowers month by
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Campanula pelviformis - from the Flowers of Crete calendar 2013