Digitalis lutea

Linnaeus

Sp. Pl. 2: 622. 1753.

Common names: Straw foxglove digitale jaune
Introduced
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 259. Mentioned on page 258.

Stems 50–80 cm, glabrous. Leaves: blade oblanceolate to narrowly lanceolate, 7–18 × 2–4 cm, margins serrate. Inflorescences secund, glabrous; bracts 5–15 mm. Pedicels spreading to slightly pendent, 3–4 mm, glabrous or sparsely pilose. Flowers: sepals lanceolate, 6–8 × 2–3 mm, glabrous or sparsely glandular; corolla-tube pale-yellow, tubular-funnelform, 13–15 mm, throat 5–7 mm diam., abaxial lip pendent or spreading, pale-yellow, lingulate, 4–5 mm. Capsules ovoid-conical, 8–12 mm, glabrous. Seeds brown, prismatic, 1 mm, reticulate-alveolate. 2n = 56 (Europe).


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Jul.
Habitat: Disturbed sites, roadsides.
Elevation: 0–1000 m.

Distribution

Introduced; B.C., Que., Conn., Md., Mass., Mich., N.H., N.Y., Ohio, Pa., Vt., Europe, also in South America, Asia

Discussion

Digitalis lutea is easy to grow and is distinguished by its relatively small, tubular-funnelform flowers.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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spreading +  and pendent +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Kerry A. Barringer +  and Neil A. Harriman† +
Linnaeus +
alternate +, opposite +, whorled +, helical +  and subopposite +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br />) +
oblanceolate;narrowly lanceolate +
not leathery +  and not fleshy +
2cm;4cm +
campanulate +
ovoid-conical +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
Straw foxglove +  and digitale jaune +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
pink +  and purple or white +
B.C. +, Que. +, Conn. +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, N.H. +, N.Y. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, Vt. +, Europe +, also in South America +  and Asia +
drupe-like +
0–1000 m. +
curved +  and straight +
hairy +  and glabrous +
1 +  and 4 +
loculicidal +  and septicidal +
Disturbed sites, roadsides. +
terminal +  and axillary +
persistent +  and deciduous +
cauline +  and basal +
smaller +
entire +  and subentire toothed or lobed +
axile +  and parietal +
basal +, apical +  and superior +
tenuinucellate +, unitegmic +  and hemitropous +
campylotropous +, hemianatropous +  and anatropous +
spreading +  and slightly pendent +
pilose +  and glabrous +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
5 +  and 4 +
Flowering Jun–Jul. +
minute +
reticulate-alveolate +
prismatic +
distinct +
glandular +  and glabrous +
lanceolate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Introduced +
branching +  and simple +
climbing +  and scrambling +
sprawling +, creeping +  and prostrate +
50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
punctiform +  and 2-lobed +
Digitalis lutea +
Digitalis +
species +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
gibbous +  and not spurred +
perennial +  and biennial +