Digitalis lutea

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Digitalis lutea
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Digitalis lutea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Digitalis
Species: D. lutea
Binomial name
Digitalis lutea
L.

Digitalis lutea, the yellow foxglove, is a short-lived perennial plant.

D. lutea flowers

The flowers are tubular, yellow, with brown dots on the inside of the corolla. Flowers are borne beginning in late spring, then sporadically throughout the summer and fall.

Like many foxgloves, this plant is often grown in gardens, where it readily self-sows and can become weedy.