Common Foxglove

Latin Name:

Digitalis purpurea

Manx Name:

sleggan slieau

Season:

June - August

Locations where this species is found:
Eary Cushlin, South Barrule, Ballaugh Curraghs, Port Cornaa, Maughold, Glen Auldyn, Glen Rushen, Montpelier, Slieau Whallian, Groudle Glen, Clypse and Kerrowdhoo, Chibbanagh, Glen Helen, Fleshwick, Ballannette, Conrhenny Plantation

Foxgloves are very striking and are quite common on sunny hillsides and banks.

Foxgloves are extremely poisonous. I recommend against handling them or bringing them into your home.

The Manx name for foxgloves is "sleggan slieau".
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