Digitalis (Foxglove)

A genus of highly toxic and rather rare plants (in the wild) that are indigenous to Europe. Foxglove is also a popular garden plant and has invaded the United States. Metabolites of the foxglove are used in medicine and molecular biology.

Recommended links: Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, Pubchem (Digitoxin), Pubchem (Digoxin), Royal Horticultural Societey, USDA, Wikipedia (Digitalis), Wikipedia (Scrophulariaceae)

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