purple foxglove


noun

a medicinal plant, Digitalis purpurea, of western Europe, having finger-shaped, spotted, purple flowers and leaves from which digitalis is obtained.

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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also called fairy glove, fingerflower.
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