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Digitalis lutea

Digitalis lutea L.

 

Straw Foxglove

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyPlantaginaceaePlantains
GenusDigitalisFrom the Latin for finger, because of the corolla shape
SpeciesluteaYellow, from a source of yellow dye called lutum

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Digitalis lutea description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Nov 2013.

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Digitalis lutea (Straw Foxglove)

10/25/2011 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Dunstable, Dunstable, MA
≈ 12 × 13" (29 × 32 cm)

Digitalis lutea (Straw Foxglove)

10/25/2011 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Dunstable, Dunstable, MA
≈ 9 × 11" (23 × 27 cm)

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