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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Though there are more than 30 species of comfrey, the most frequently used for medicinal purposes are common comfrey and Russian comfrey.
yo"4 As "supe weed used t place." flower grow t Russian comfrey (Symphytum x uplandicum) is the most popular type of comfrey for the grower, it's a hybrid of Symphytum officinale (common comfrey) and Symphytum asperum (rough comfrey) and is also a useful plant.
Enw arall ar y cyfardwf neu'r cwmffri (Symphytum officinale; common comfrey) yn Saesneg ydi 'knitbone', ac mae'r enw yn dweud y cyfan - defnyddid gwreiddiau'r cyfardwf er mwyn asio esgyrn oedd wedi torri.