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Foxglove (Digitalis pupurea)

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Introduction

  • A member of the figwort family Foxglove (Digitalis pupurea).
  • Found in open woods, clearings and footpaths. Also common in gardens.
  • Grow up to 1.5 m in height.
  • Biennial.
  • Leaves: oval-lanceolate.
  • Flowers: pink, characteristic bell-shape (June-August) Foxglove (Digitalis pupurea).

Toxicity

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Allison K & Day C (1997)A Guide to Plants Poisonous to Horses.British Association of Holistic Nutrition and Medicine.

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