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''Symphytum officinale'' is a perennial flowering plant of the genus ''Symphytum'' in the family Boraginaceae. Along with thirty four other species of ''Symphytum'', it is known as comfrey. To differentiate it from other members of the genus ''Symphytum'', this species is known as common comfrey or true comfrey. Other English names include Quaker comfrey, cultivated comfrey, boneset, knitbone, consound, and slippery-root. It is native to Europe and it is known elsewhere, including North America,.. more

Similar species: Boraginales
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Uploaded May 20, 2018.