Digitalis purpurea | Foxglove | Lus mór
- Flowers from June to August
- Flowers are pink-purple (occasionally white) and have two
lips with dark spots in the throat
- Reaching 1.5m, it can have up to 75 blooms on one stem
- Large oval leaves form a basal rosette in the first year
from which the flowering spike emerges in the second
Woodland, heaths, roadsides, mountains
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020
The following map is interactive. If you would prefer to view it full screen then click here.
How can you help
This species is included in our early summer flowering plants project. If you see the species please submit your sighting. All information is very valuable.
Full list of species included in the early summer flowering plants project:
- Ragged Robin (Silene flos-cuculi)
- Yellow Rattle (Rhinanthus
- Bog Asphodel (Narthecium
- Foxglove (Digitalis
- Pyramidal orchid (Anacamptis
- Scarlet Pimpernel (Anagallis
- Meadowsweet (Filipendula
- Guelder Rose (Viburnum
Spleenwort (Asplenium trichomanes)
This species is included in the early summer flowering plants project which is a collaboration between the National Biodiversity Data Centre and the BSBI. It is hoped we can collect valuable data to improve our knowledge of the current distribution of some common plants. All data will be fully validated by both partners before loading to Biodiversity Maps and being made available to the BSBI.