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*Digitalis purpurea Linnaeus. Digitalis, Common Foxglove, Purple Foxglove, Lady’s-glove. Phen: May-Aug. Hab: Disturbed areas, bog margins. Dist: Native of Europe. Introduced and established at scattered locations in ne. North America, as far south as PA (Rhoads & Klein 1993).

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Synonymy: = C, F, K3, K4, Mi, NY, Pa, WV, Pennell (1935); = n/a – RAB; > Digitalis purpurea L. ssp. purpurea – FNA17; > Digitalis purpurea L. var. alba – K1; > Digitalis purpurea L. var. purpurea – K1, NE

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
  • Great Plains: UPL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

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