[Comfrey: The Genus Symphytum West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Common Comfrey

Symphytum officinale

Synonyms: Symphytum officinale ssp. uliginosum, Symphytum uliginosum

Common Comfrey: Symphytum officinale (Synonyms: Symphytum officinale ssp. uliginosum, Symphytum uliginosum)

Common comfrey blooming along the Springwater Trail about one and one-half miles east of Gresham, OR.............September 24, 2010.

Close-up of the flowers of Common Comfrey: Symphytum officinale (Synonyms: Symphytum officinale ssp. uliginosum, Symphytum uliginosum) - Close-up of the flowers of Common Comfrey: Symphytum officinale (Synonyms: Symphytum officinale ssp. uliginosum, Symphytum uliginosum)

Floral parts of Common Comfrey: Symphytum officinale (Synonyms: Symphytum officinale ssp. uliginosum, Symphytum uliginosum) - Stem leaf of Common Comfrey: Symphytum officinale (Synonyms: Symphytum officinale ssp. uliginosum, Symphytum uliginosum)

Close-ups of the stem leaves and flowers of common comfrey blooming along the Springwater Trail about one and one-half miles east of Gresham, OR.............September 24, 2010.

Common Comfrey: Symphytum officinale (Synonyms: Symphytum officinale ssp. uliginosum, Symphytum uliginosum)

Common Comfrey: Symphytum officinale (Synonyms: Symphytum officinale ssp. uliginosum, Symphytum uliginosum)

Additional close-ups of common comfrey blooming along the Springwater Trail about one and one-half miles east of Gresham, OR.............May 21, 2011.

Paul Slichter