common foxglove


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Noun1.common foxglove - tall leafy European biennial or perennial having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowerscommon foxglove - tall leafy European biennial or perennial having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowers; leaves yield drug digitalis and are poisonous to livestock
foxglove, digitalis - any of several plants of the genus Digitalis
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Standing 2 to 3 feet tall, it isn't as tall and showy as common foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), which can reach an impressive height of 4 or 5 feet.
Some, such as the common foxglove, may seem innocuous while others, like Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade), always come with Deadly nightshade a skull and crossbone warning.
Deadly nightshade Some, such as the common foxglove, may seem innocuous while others, like Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade), always come with a skull and crossbone warning.
These don't flower in the year they are sown, but the following one, for example, the common foxglove or Digitalis.