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Foxglove ~ Also Known as Digitalis

SummerJade

Joined October 2008

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According to the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension, "The name foxglove is from the old English name “foxes glofa.” It comes from an old myth that foxes must have used the flowers to magically sheath their paws as they stealthily made their nocturnal raids into the poultry yards of rural folk. The association is natural for the foxgloves grew on the wooded hillside slopes that foxes chose for their dens."
Foxglove plants are among the most poisonous plants commonly grown on the landscape. Do not grow them if small children will be spending time in the yard. As with many poisonous plants, foxglove was traditionally used by expert herbalists for medicinal purposes. Even today, drugs made from foxglove plants are used to strengthen the heart and regulate heartbeat.

Adjusted in Corel Paint Shop Pro.
Canon EOS REBEL T1i, Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-55mm.
Location: coastal South Carolina (USA).
Season: spring, May 5th.
Dedicated to the memory of my grandmother who was prescribed digitalis a long time ago.
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