TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Symphytum officinaleL.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
Common Comfrey

Boraginaceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Low rich calcareous alluviums; frequent. June 15-Aug. 10. Inlet Valley to Newfield (D!); near s. w. corner of Cayuga Lake; Six Mile Creek (D.) ; upper Six Mile Creek, Caroline; near Judd Falls; Fall Creek (D.) ; near Ringwood; e. of Freeville (D!.); Myers Point, and near Lake Ridge station, abundant (D.) ; and elsewhere. Newf. to Minn., southw. to Va. and N. C. ; rare or absent on the Coastal Plain. Naturalized from Eurasia.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Symphytum officinale (this list may be incomplete)
 1 mile north-east of Ellis, edge of moist shaded bank, perennial 2.5 feet high, corollas cream-colored, 15 Jun 1947, Lawrence 834 (BH 76203);
 Lansing, Ludlowville, 11 Sept 1875, anonymous (BH 29703);
 near Ithaca, roadside, flowers cream-colored, 17 Jul 1926, Bailey (BH 29520);
 near Ithaca, roadside, 17 Jul 1926, Bailey (BH 29518);
 near Ithaca, roadside, flowers cream-colored, 20 Aug 1921, Bailey (BH 29521);
 Dryden, Mud Creek, open swampy land, 30 Jun 1917, Bechtel 8665 (BH 29513);
 east of Ithaca, Ellis Hollow Swamp, 3 Jun 1908, Brown (BH 29517);
 Ithaca, Jun 1875, Dudley 638 (BH 29704);
 Ithaca, along Lehigh Valley Railroad, near Fleming School House, moist bank, 13 Aug 1915, Eames 4862 (BH 29701);
 Caroline, upper Six Mile Creek Valley, roadside, 27 Jun 1915, Eames & MacDaniels 4861 (BH 29515);
 Dryden, east of Ringwood Hollow, edge of brook, 27 Jun 1917, Gershoy 8667 (BH 29706);
 Ithaca, West Hill, in ditch, 4 Jul 1917, Gershoy 8666 (BH 29705);
 Ithaca, along Cascadilla Creek near Game Farm, 25 May 1936, Lawn & Clausen 2142 (BH 29522);
 One mi NE of Ellis, Edge of moist shaded bank, Perennial 2.5 ft. tall; corollas cream colored, 15 Jun 1947, Lawrence 1142 (BH 29523);
 Ithaca, between the city and Cayuga lake west of the Inlet, near Ithaca Airport, open alluvial and marshy flats, 6 Jun 1942, Muenscher 20584 (BH 29702);
 Ithaca, Cascadilla ravine, above Judd Falls, beside railroad, swale, 8 Jul 1913, Palmer 997 (BH 29516);
 near Ludlowville, Salmon Creek Ravine, 31 Aug 1916, Rowlee & Dunlap (BH 29514);
 northside of Slaterville, roadside ditch, swamp, 3 Jul 1937, Smith & LaDue 412 (BH 29519);

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