Foxglove and Ferns

Foxglove and ferns in New Hampshire.

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Alpinist

Alpinist - Dec 5, 2006 4:12 am - Voted 10/10

Great shot!

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sunfish

sunfish - Dec 5, 2006 11:36 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Great shot!

Thank you.

nartreb

nartreb - Dec 5, 2006 8:32 pm - Voted 10/10

very nice

Also very toxic...

sunfish

sunfish - Dec 6, 2006 11:58 am - Hasn't voted

Re: very nice

So no more garnish, I suppose. How about the pink ones?

nartreb

nartreb - Dec 6, 2006 3:03 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: very nice

Flower color is not a good identifier of distinct species, and the whole genus is toxic. My guess (based on purple spots and lack of hair) is that this is a pale variant of D. purpurea which, as the name implies, is usually pinkish-purplish.
See http://www.alchemy-works.com/digitalis.html
which claims that the white variety is less poisonous than the purple variety, but since they also say the lethal dose is two grams (undried weight), I think it's the difference between "dead" and "very dead".

Chaser

Chaser - Dec 11, 2006 2:28 am - Voted 10/10

incredible

You have the most impressive photography I have yet seen. Do you sell prints?

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