Species

Digitalis purpurea

Common Name(s)

foxglove

Authority

Digitalis purpurea L.

Family

Scrophulariaceae

Flora Category

Vascular - Exotic

NVS Species Code

DIGPUR

The National Vegetation Survey (NVS) Databank is a physical archive and electronic databank containing records of over 94,000 vegetation survey plots - including data from over 19,000 permanent plots. NVS maintains a standard set of species code abbreviations that correspond to standard scientific plant names from the Ngä Tipu o Aotearoa - New Zealand Plants database.

Structural Class

Dicotyledonous Herbs other than Composites

Flower Colours

Violet / Purple,White

Year Naturalised

1867

Origin

W. Europe, S. to Spain and E. to Czechoslovakia

Poisonous plant

All parts of this plant are poisonous if eaten.

This page last updated on 30 Jul 2014