common comfrey


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Related to common comfrey: Symphytum officinale, blackwort
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Noun1.common comfrey - European herb having small white, pink or purple flowerscommon comfrey - European herb having small white, pink or purple flowers; naturalized as a weed in North America
healing herb, comfrey - leaves make a popular tisane; young leaves used in salads or cooked
comfrey, cumfrey - perennial herbs of Europe and Iran; make rapidly growing groundcover for shaded areas
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Best of the Bunch Symphytums APART from the common comfrey, Symphytum officinalis, with its well known horticultural and medicinal properties, there are a number of other comfreys that can provide you with colour and interest across the seasons, starting now.