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Is this comfrey?

 
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I know comfrey grows wild in my area and I am trying to figure out how to identify it. I found some plants that have leaves close to comfrey but I cant tell if its comfrey or not, can anyone tell from the pictures? Is there an easy way that I can identify wild comfrey?

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That's some kind of dock (Rumex), perhaps common yellow dock. An important medicinal in its own right, but not comfrey. Comfrey is not common in the wild in most places, and the leaves are coarsely downy, a bit like a squash leaf only finer. They are shaped sort of like the dock leaves and the plant does have a similar habit. Flowers are different though......You can probably google an image or two of it so as to have it in mind.....
 
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Definitely a Rumex. Yeah, and weird flowers on yours. Once you start to rumex, you start seeing it everywhere.
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It's still a good dynamic accumulator. I have a volunteer patch in a low, moist, shady spot of my yard that I harvest leaves from every few weeks for compost.
 
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Some so-so pics of comfrey I had on my phone.


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Hens with babies in a patch of comfrey
Hens with babies in a patch of comfrey
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Before digging up for root division
Before digging up for root division
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comfrey root division for starting new plants
comfrey root division for starting new plants
 
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A few more on my phone.



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remerging after a chop and mulch
remerging after a chop and mulch
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bocking 4 roots froms Coes freshly transplanted from containers
bocking 4 roots froms Coes freshly transplanted from containers
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feeding chickens comfrey
feeding chickens comfrey
 
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This is a picture of wild comfrey plants that grow in abundance by the river on my land. 9 out of 10 plants have purple flowers, while remaining one's flowers are white with just a touch of purple.
I hope it helps.

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