Symphytum asperum

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Symphytum asperum
Symphytum asperum bloemen.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: (unplaced)
Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Symphytum
Species: S. asperum
Binomial name
Symphytum asperum

Symphytum asperum is a flowering plant of the genus Symphytum in the family Boraginaceae. Common names include rough comfrey[1] and prickly comfrey.[2] It is native to Asia and it is known in Europe and North America as an introduced species and sometimes a weed.


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Symphytum asperum". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 7 December 2015. 

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