The bright bell-shaped violet-blue flowers of this plant are quite handsome and appealing. The leaves are fairly hairy and resemble those of stinging nettle, although they harbour no sting.
It flowers July to September, and is found in woodland margins, hedgerows and scrub. Locally common in south and east England
Nettle-leaved bellflower (Campanula trachelium), local field, Staffordhsire, England. July 2013.