- a low plant, Campanula rotundifolia, of the bellflower family, having narrow leaves and blue, bell-shaped flowers.
- a plant, Endymion nonscriptus, of the lily family, having long, one-sided clusters of bell-shaped flowers.
Origin of harebell
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Examples from the Web for harebell
What may I say to the Harebell supposing she asks me this question?Lotus Buds
The mountains had stood around to shelter her, and she was like the harebell of the hills.Doom Castle
The Bluebell or Harebell is one of our prettiest wildflowers.Flowers Shown to the Children
C. E. Smith
"I merely wanted to ask you to give me a little shake," said the harebell.
And the poppy looked at the harebell and asked, "Where do you come from?"
- a N temperate campanulaceous plant, Campanula rotundifolia, having slender stems and leaves, and bell-shaped pale blue flowersAlso called (in Scotland): bluebell
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