OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Boraginales? order assignment uncertain

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Cynoglossum officinale   FAMILY Boraginaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cynoglossum officinale   FAMILY Boraginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 161-02-001:
Cynoglossum officinale   FAMILY Boraginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cynoglossum officinale

 

COMMON NAME:
Hound's-tongue, Garden Comfrey


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image of Cynoglossum officinale, Hound's-tongue, Garden Comfrey

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cyof_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Cynoglossum officinale   FAMILY Boraginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cynoglossum officinale   FAMILY Boraginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 161-02-001:
Cynoglossum officinale   FAMILY Boraginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Cynoglossum officinale

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2655

Forb
Biennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Rare south of VA

Habitat: Disturbed areas, roadsides, pastures, calcareous shale barrens, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Purplish-red, maroon
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed, deeply cleft, calyx
5-lobed funnelform or salverform corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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