Borage (Borago officinalis), an aa kent as a starnflouer, is an annual yerb. It is native tae the Mediterranean region an has naituralized in mony ither locales. It grows satisfactorily in gairdens in the UK climate, remainin in the gairden frae year tae year bi self-seedin. The leaves are edible an the plant is grown in gairdens for that purpose in some pairts o Europe. The plant is an aa commercially cultivatit for borage seed oil extractit frae its seeds.