Digitalis purpurea

Foxglove

  • Height:   3 ft - 5 ft
  • Life Cycle:   biennial
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   medium, 1 - 2 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   pink - purple
  • Native to California:   NO
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   medium
  • Characteristics / Comments:   toxic/irritating
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   3,500,000
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Digitalis purpurea

Common Name:Foxglove

Digitalis purpurea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is non-native to California.

US Distribution:introduced
Plant Community(s):community not given, species associated with a peculiar habitat.
Habitat:
Family:Plantaginaceae

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Butte, Calaveras, ContraCosta, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Humboldt, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Monterey, Mariposa, Marin, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Francisco, Shasta, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Sonoma, Tulare, Tuolumne

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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Bloom Months
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