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Digitalis  obscura L.  trib. Digitalideae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Digitalis  obscura L.  trib. Digitalideae
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaMoroccoSpain
grassland
Altitude500-1900m
Description leaves lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, coriaceous, bright green, sessile, entire or dentate, glabrous, inflorescence 10-20cm long, 7-22-flowered, flowers 21-31mm long
Size30-60cm
Colorbrownish red
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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