Frequently found growing with the above, a smooth, silky plant, with broader, oblong or lance-shaped, acute
And count as mean the common day.
Meseems the world has not so much Superfluous beauty that we may
Blight anything with scornful touch.
"In times long past the harebell's grace I blent with this resplendent spray; And one I loved would lean her face
Toward their contrasted hues, and say, ' The sun-like gold, the heavenly blue,
I know not which delights me most!' Sacred are both, dear heart, to you:
They lift your feet from earth's dim coast."
- Lucy Larcom.
The flowers have rays, and all grow together in racemes or corymbs, or in clusters along the stem.