All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Foxglove</strong>
<em>Digitalis purpurea*</em> / Figwort Family
Snoqualmie, WA
June 18, 2009

These pretty magenta, light pink and white flowers brighten the landscape in western Washington. It is another non-native, brought to North Ameri...
Foxglove
Digitalis purpurea* / Figwort Family
Snoqualmie, WA
June 18, 2009

These pretty magenta, light pink and white flowers brighten the landscape in western Washington. It is another non-native, brought to North America by European settlers as a medicinal plant. The cardiac drug digitalis is made from the leaves, but don't try self-medicating with it, the plant can be deadly if used incorrectly.


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