Cynoglossum virginianum from Charles, Oconee county SC

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12 to 18″ high, large leaves covered in fine hairs, also stalk, plant branches into three branches with small white flowers, some plants have a blue hue to them. Found in small hollow.

Hi Charles,

your plant is Cynoglossum virginianum, and it has been called Wild comfrey or Deer tongue. It is a native woodland wildflower in the family Boraginaceae.

I apologize for the delay in my reply. I had software issues that only now have been fixed. Thank you for your patience.


Dr. Steven Hill, Botanist, SCNPS


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