Purple Foxglove - Digitalis purpurea
Common Foxglove, Lady's Glove
Taprooted biennial. Stems erect, simple, 50–100 cm. Herbage pubescent, glandular above. Leaves basal and alternate, petiolate; the blade 2–15 cm long, lanceolate, serrate, reduced upward. Inflorescence a secund, bracteate raceme; bracts entire. Flowers short-pedicellate; calyx of 5 separate, ovate sepals, 10–18 mm long; corolla narrowly campanulate, pale purple-mottled, 3–5 cm long; stamens 4; stigmas 2. Capsule opening by 4 valves (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this plant species or its genus where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus fervidus
(Thorp et al. 1983).