NZ9602 : Common foxglove, Digitalis purpurea

taken 5 years ago, near to Ravenscar, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Common foxglove, Digitalis purpurea
Common foxglove, Digitalis purpurea
Here, growing wild, this beautiful flower has a dark side, it's poisonous!
Foxglove poisoning usually occurs from sucking the flowers or eating the seeds, stems, or leaves of the foxglove plant.
Strangely, the poisonous leaves contain digitalis, a potent heart medicine.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Friday, 8 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Village, Rural settlement  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9613 0234 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:24.4467N 0:31.2284W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9612 0235
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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