TQ5368 : Foxgloves in Farningham

taken 11 years ago, near to Farningham, Kent, Great Britain

Foxgloves in Farningham
Foxgloves in Farningham
Digitalis the first really effective medicine for Angina was obtained from the foxglove. Doctor William Withering improved on a folk remedy In the 1770s providing relief for generations of heart patients, derivatives of digitalis are used to this day. This solo wild specimen was in Farningham Wood. Find out more about foxgloves at LinkExternal link
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TQ5368, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 25 June, 2006
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Wild flowers   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5384 6836 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.6056N 0:12.5893E
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