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Symphytum officinale

Symphytum officinale
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Copyright: Ferran J Lloret (ferranjlloret) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 791 W: 53 N: 2113] (10340)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-06-26
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, Canon EF 100 mm F2.8 Macro USM
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-07-01 11:49
Viewed: 2607
Points: 6
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Symphytum officinale is a perennial flowering plant of the genus Symphytum in the family Boraginaceae. Along with several other species of Symphytum, it is commonly known as comfrey. To differentiate it from other comfreys, this species may be known as common comfrey, Quaker comfrey, and cultivated comfrey. Other common names include boneset, knitbone, consound, and slippery-root. It is native to Europe and it is known elsewhere, including North America, as an introduced species and sometimes a weed.

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This photo is taken in Leiden vs Meijendel Wassenaar, Zuid-Holland, Nederland.

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hello Ferran
very nice picture from HOLLAND with great sharpness and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

great picture, we missed your pictures, TFS Ori

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  • [2011-07-01 13:19]

Hi, Ferran,
A beautiful photo and a good approach. It seems that this plant has medicinal properties so it is used to help heal wounds.
Best regards,

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