Plant ID forum: Is this Dogbane?

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Name: Lee Anne Stark
Brockville, Ontario, Canada (Zone 5a)
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threegardeners
May 31, 2016 5:40 PM CST
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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Jun 1, 2016 7:19 AM CST
It's Comfrey, Symphytum officinale agg. with the "agg." being a set or aggregate of closely related variations or species.

http://www.naturespot.org.uk/species/common-comfrey-agg

https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/23673942.pdf?seq=1#page_sca...
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Jun 1, 2016 8:19 AM CST
I agree, a variety of Comfrey:
http://www.cbif.gc.ca/eng/species-bank/canadian-poisonous-pl...
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/facts/ontweeds/com...
Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)
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Name: Lee Anne Stark
Brockville, Ontario, Canada (Zone 5a)
Perpetually happy!
Forum moderator Tip Photographer I helped plan and beta test the plant database. Critters Allowed Cottage Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Keeps Goats Keeper of Poultry Frogs and Toads Charter ATP Member Region: Canadian
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threegardeners
Jun 1, 2016 4:06 PM CST
well, Comfrey is comforting then Smiling with 3 dogs I was worried.
Thank you!
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
Charter ATP Member Organic Gardener Garden Photography Bee Lover Dragonflies Cat Lover
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JRsbugs
Jun 1, 2016 4:19 PM CST
Bees love it. Thumbs up
Name: Lee Anne Stark
Brockville, Ontario, Canada (Zone 5a)
Perpetually happy!
Forum moderator Tip Photographer I helped plan and beta test the plant database. Critters Allowed Cottage Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Keeps Goats Keeper of Poultry Frogs and Toads Charter ATP Member Region: Canadian
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threegardeners
Jun 2, 2016 4:04 PM CST
Hurray! Thank You!

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