Common Foxglove / Digitalis purpure. Wallace Falls State Park, Gold Bar, Washington, USA.
Common Foxglove (Digitalis purpure, in the Plantaginaceae family) flowers bloom on a tall spike in Washington state. The Latin meaning of "Digitalis" refers to the "finger-like" ease of fitting the flower over your fingertip. Digitalis also refers to cardiac glycoside drugs (such as digoxin) extracted from plants of genus Digitalis. Wallace Falls State Park offers good hiking and camping beneath mossy trees on the rushing Wallace River near the town of Gold Bar, Washington, USA.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download