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Taxon: Symphytum asperum Lepech.

Genus: Symphytum
Family: Boraginaceae subfamily: Boraginoideae.
Nomen number: 36019
Place of publication: Nova Acta Acad. Sci. Imp. Petrop. Hist. Acad. 14:442. 1805
Name verified on: 03-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CA*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • prickly comfrey   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • rough comfrey   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • consoude rude   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • consoude rugueuse   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Komfrey   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • rauer Beinwell   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • okopnik sherohovaty   (Source: Pulmonaria ) – Transliterated Russian
  • consuelda   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • consueldo del Cáucaso   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • fodervallört   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran [n.]; Turkey [n.e.]
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Symphytum asperum Lepech.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?36019 (24 April 2014)

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