Photos of Borage officinalis, Borage, Borage flowers.

Borago officinalis, Borage (Boraginaceae) originates in southern Europe, now naturalized in much of Europe and elsewhere. Fresh edible flowers with a delicate cucumber-like flavor. Seed oil is a rich source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). Borage leaves contain potentially liver-toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids. Risk of leaf consumption may outweigh benefits.

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