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Borage
Boraginaceae
Borago Officinalis


jemgal
jemgal
Flower Petal # 5
Main Color    
Color 2    
Type Categories Useful Parts

Herb



Boraginaceae Family

Borago Genus
Other Names for this Plant

Anchusa alkanet


Location

san francisco, california.

Grew in both the sandy part of my garden and the rich dark soil

Physical Description
large fuzzy leaves

develops fuzzy buds of blue in groups of 5


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Boraginaceae
Borage Family
Euasterids I
Euasterids I
Real Stars Group One
Asteridae
Asteridae
Class of Stars (Daisies)
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

the tiny blue flowers have 5 blue leaves

the stems are fuzzy but the stalks are bristled but not too sharp



The Burrage
in full flower.



Burrage
about 2 months old with nasturtium leaves



cala lily
my first lily fleur

  Identifier Research
Borage
Esselean
May 08, 2012
Boraginaceae
Borago Officinalis
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Borage flowers are a symbol of courage

Borage
arejay59
April 21, 2012
Boraginaceae
Borago B. officinalis
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Blue and or White Flowers

Borage
pammygene
March 28, 2012
Boraginaceae
Borago officinalis
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Comment: Borage, Borago Officinalis

Page Posts: 3

gardengeek
gardengeek
December 01, 2011
Looks like Comfry, Aloe vera, Calla Lily, and maybe Gentian.
It would be easier if there was only one plant per page.
jemgal
jemgal
December 01, 2011


I don't know. I am a complete novice. I have several plants I can't identify.
gardengeek
gardengeek
November 26, 2011
The tripinnate-leafed plant in the center of the image titled "melon seedlings" looks like a member of the Ranunculaceae family. Could it be a Columbine flower?

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