Comfrey excavation

How deep do comfrey roots grow? I needed to find out. I excavated several down to their fine roots and thought I would share the documentation. The trowel measures 8 inches on the blade.

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Plant 1. One of the roots unfortunately snapped as I tried to dig around it.
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Plant 2
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Plant 3
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Plant 4
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Plant 5
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Plant 6
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Plant 7
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Plant 8
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Plant 9

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