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Bulbous Comfrey

Symphytum bulbosum

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Boraginales
Family:
Boraginaceae (Borage)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Maximum Size:
50 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Riverbanks, riversides, roadsides, waterside.

Flower:
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Yellow, 5 petals
 
Clusters of pale yellow, tubular or bell-shaped flowers. Flowers are about 1 inch (2.5cm) in size.
Fruit:
The fruit is a dark brown, 4-sectioned nutlet.
Leaves:
Dark green, wrinkly leaves. The leaves are oval to lance-shaped with a pointed tip. The leaves run shortly down the stem at their bases. Bulbous Comfrey is mainly found in Dorset within the British Isles.
Frequency (UK):
Rarely seen  
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