Sinonimi: tailwort | Borago officinalis
ETYM Old Eng. borage, from Late Lat. borra, French bourre, hair of beasts, flock; so called from its hairy leaves.
1. Hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach; SYN. tailwort, Borago officinalis.
2. Leaves flavor sauces and punches; young leaves eaten in salads or cooked.
Rough-stemmed herb used in salads.
Rough-stemmed, blue-flowered salad herb.
Salad plant Borago officinalis native to S Europe and used in salads and medicinally. It has small blue flowers and hairy leaves.