Common comfrey

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Plant Bio

Common Name:Comfrey
Family:Boraginaceae
Genus:Symphytum
Species:officinale
Classification/Rank:Invasive
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Habitat/Range:Wet to mesic roadsides and waste places in the lowland, steppe and lower montane zones

Description

• perennial herb with a black, turnip-like root, native to Europe • hairy broad leaves • bears small bell-shaped flowers of various colours, typically cream or purplish, which may be striped

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posted: November 7, 2018
2017 Annual Report from NWIPC is now online

NWIPC's Annual Report for 2017 was released at our AGM in Smithers in October 2018. Check it out here.

posted: November 3, 2018
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