Digitalis purpurea L.

Foxglove

PHOTOS OF FOXGLOVE

Digitalis purpurea

Photo of Digitalis purpurea L.

Digitalis purpurea L. - (Foxglove)

Perennial shrub of the Figwort Family -Scrophulariaceae- up to 1,8 m. Glabrous stems, erect. Bright leaves, lanceolate, with winged stem, downy below. Tubular flowers in racemes, redish, purple or white, with clear spots inside, till 5 cm long. The fruit is a capsule. By the mountain woods, also as a cultivated flower in gardens.

Study of plants Cultivation details Poisonous plant. See medicinal properties.

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