Common Foxglove

Latin Name:

Digitalis purpurea

Manx Name:

sleggan slieau


June - August

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

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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