Digitalis purpurea L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 1 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Digitalis purpurea (rights holder:)


The foxglove is a biennial plant, but more rarely occurs as a perennial. The flowers are present from June to September (5) and are pollinated by bumble-bees (2). Plants produce prolific amounts of seed, and have a persistent seed bank; features which help to maintain the range of this species (3). Although toxic, the foxglove has been widely used in folk medicine as a cure for sore throats, ... Text © Wildscreen

See more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
Parent Taxon
Global Pollen Project UUID
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility