Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Symphytum asperum Lepech. image
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Family Boraginaceae
Symphytum asperum Lepech.
prickly comfrey, rough comfrey
Symphytum: ancient Greek name from symphyein for "to cause to grow together," possibly referring to its curative value
asperum: rough
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Status: Introduced - rarely escaped
Plant: erect, perennial forb

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