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Purple Foxglove

digitalis purpurea

Description:

Foxglove is the largest digitalis, it is protected. It is highly toxic because it contains digitoxin, a substance used in medicine to slow the pericardial.

Habitat:

We find it in edge of coniferous wood on land granitic (silicious) at an altitude between 400 and 1400 meters.

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2 Comments

Lea
Lea 8 years ago

Thank you Maria !

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Lovely spotting - welcome to Project Noah!

Lea
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Lea

Auvergne, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Mar 3, 2013
Submitted on Mar 3, 2013

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