Category Archives: Boraginaceae

While checking the progress of the bee orchids this morning I noticed that the re-seeded area where building work has been happening has a thriving population of what looks like young Phacelia tanacetifolia. While this might be an exciting new … Continue reading

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Not so Boring Boraginaceae

On my journey through campus just after Friends’ Bridge I happened across several clumps of the striking herb¬†Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)¬†in the Boraginaceae family. With around 2000 species in this family the most well known are the lovely Forget-me-not (Myosotis), Borage … Continue reading

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