Plant ID forum: Comfrey (Symphytum); for ID

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Aug 8, 2015 9:39 PM CST

Looking for some assistance in identifying the following plant that is growing in my backyard of the house I just purchased in 2014. Seems to be growing in patches throughout the yard.

Thanks in advance
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Aug 8, 2015 11:20 PM CST
maybe Symphytum caucasicum
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Aug 9, 2015 7:34 AM CST
I agree Comfrey.
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Aug 9, 2015 10:08 AM CST
Hi KTownGardener, Welcome! to All Things Plants!

You didn't say where you live but your plant sure looks like Comfrey to me too. There are a few listed in our database with photos for comparison:
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