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Symphytum officinale

Common Name(s): Common comfrey
Family: Boraginaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days:
Opt.Max=77° (F)
Opt.Min=43° (F)    
Precipitation: 20 to 106 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 5.3 to 8.7
Soil Texture/Type: Moist, fertile soils
Soil Drainage:
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Demulcent. Perennial herb commonly found along river banks. Propagated vegetatively due to poor seed yields.
Medicinal - folklore, Environ. - soil improver, Material - gum/resin, Material - lipids, Animal Food - forage, Poison - mammals


Geographical Origin:
Asia Temp, Europe
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