Taxon  Report   2729 
Digitalis purpurea  L.
Purple foxglove
Digitalis purpurea
© 2009 John W. Wall
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Digitalis purpurea
© 2009 Phil Pullen
Digitalis purpurea
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Digitalis purpurea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Limited

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Digitalis purpurea
© 2007 Pasi Rein
Genus: Digitalis
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Digitalis purpurea var. purpurea
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 18, 2018).

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