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Common Foxglove

Digitalis purpurea var alba

Description:

Digitalis purpurea (foxglove, common foxglove, purple foxglove or lady's glove), is a species of flowering plant in the genus Digitalis, in the family Scrophulariaceae, native and widespread throughout most of temperate Europe. It is also naturalised in parts of North America and some other temperate regions. The plants are well known as the original source of the heart medicine digoxin, (also called digitalis or digitalin).

Habitat:

The garden of my parents near Münster, Germany.


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Brinschk
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Brinschk

Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Lat: 51.94, Long: 7.70

Spotted on Jun 23, 2012
Submitted on Mar 25, 2013

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