Tag: Boraginaceae

Borage / Spring / Summer / Edible Borage (Borago Officinalis) Identification A common annual, flowering plant. The leaves, stems  and flowers are all edible. Common Names Borage, Star Flower, Herb of Courage. Botanical Name Borago Officinalis Scientific Classification Kingdom – Plantae Order – Boraginales Family – Boraginaceae Physical Characteristics for…

Comfrey / spring / summer / autumn / Edible   Scientific Name Symphytum officinale Family Boraginaceae Also known as True comfrey. Other English names include Quaker comfrey, cultivated comfrey, boneset, knitbone, consound, and slippery-root. Habitat It is native to Europe and it is known elsewhere, including North America, as an…

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