Campanulaceae Campanula rapunculus L.
Source: Magness et al. 1971
Rampion is a biennial plant, but in cultivation is grown as an annual. Both roots and leaves are eaten, mainly in salads. Leaves are entire, obovate to linear lanceolate in shape, 6 inches or more in length. They form a rosette at the root crown. The roots are long, up to 1 foot, slender, and white. The plant resembles radish in culture and exposure. Roots can be stored for winter use.
Production in the U.S.: No data. Minor.
Use: Mainly in raw salads.
Part of plant consumed: Mainly root, but leaves also.