Photos: Naomi Brennan, Co.Kildare
The earliest comfrey to flower. Yellowish-cream flowers with red buds. Blunt
calyx-lobes. Dark-brown nutlets. Leaves with long, winged stems, cordate leaf-bases. Creeping rhizomes, decumbent leaf stems. Erect flower stems to 40cm. Vigorous, spreading growth.
Grown as ground cover in gardens. Infrequently recorded in Ireland as a garden escape or discard.
Creeping Comfrey. Co.Kildare. Photographs: Naomi Brennan