Campanula sulphurea, Yellow Bellflower,
Hebrew: פעמונית גפורה, Arabic: الجرسية الصفراء

Scientific name:  Campanula sulphurea Boiss.
Common name:   Yellow Bellflower
Hebrew name:  פעמונית גפורה
Arabic name:  الجرسية الصفراء
Plant Family:  Campanulaceae, פעמוניתיים

Campanula sulphurea, Yellow Bellflower, פעמונית גפורה, الجرسية الصفراء
Location: Bene Zion Nature Reserve

Life form:  Therophyte, annual
Stems:  Erect trailing or decumbent, glabrous, pubescent, or hirsute
Leaves:  Alternate, entire, smooth
Flowers:  Yellow
Fruits / pods:  Capsule, elongated to ovoid , obovoid or round, with membranous walls; dehiscence by irregular pores at the bases or the sides; seeds minute, numerous
Flowering Period:   February, March, April, May
Habitat:   Sand
Distribution:  Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Semi-steppe shrublands, Shrub-steppes, Deserts and extreme deserts
Chorotype:  Mediterranean
Summer shedding:  Ephemeral

Campanula sulphurea, Yellow Bellflower, פעמונית גפורה
Location: Bene Zion Nature Reserve


Derivation of the botanical name:
Campanula, campana, campan, "bell" (church); Campanula (bell) shaped, referring to the corolla shape.
sulphurea, Sulphur-yellow.
  • The standard author abbreviation Boiss. is used to indicate Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810–1885), a Swiss botanist, explorer and mathematician.

Campanula sulphurea, Yellow Bellflower, פעמונית גפורה
Location: Netanya, Sergeants Grove


Campanula sulphurea, Yellow Bellflower, פעמונית גפורה
Location: Netanya, Sergeants Grove