Taxonomy

Borago officinalis | Borage | BorrĂ¡iste gorm

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Neophyte

Species Biology

Habitat

Rubbish tips and waste ground

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

Native of the Mediterranean and not thoroughly established in Ireland. An occasional garden escape or discard. Mostly used in recent times for flavouring and garnish. It is also cultivated for oilseed.

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