Plant ID forum: Can anyone identify this plant ... weed?

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Name: Kathy
(Zone 5a)
Daylilies Seed Starter Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Garden Art Plant and/or Seed Trader
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TreeClimber
May 24, 2017 12:28 PM CST
About 36" tall with fuzzy leaves and pink flowers. Growing at a house my son just purchased in z6 Michigan.


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Name: Karen
Southeast PA (Zone 6b)
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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kousa
May 24, 2017 12:48 PM CST
That looks like comfrey. That is an awesome plant for fertilizer. He should chop down the stems and leafs to make compost for fertilizer. Check out this website:

https://www.rodalesorganiclife...

Though don't let it go to seeds because they can become invasive.
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
Region: United Kingdom Plant Identifier
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Silversurfer
May 24, 2017 1:08 PM CST
Agree ...Symphytum sp...Comfrey.
Name: Kathy
(Zone 5a)
Daylilies Seed Starter Region: United States of America Region: Michigan Garden Art Plant and/or Seed Trader
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TreeClimber
May 24, 2017 2:31 PM CST
Many thanks for the help.

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