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Chicory
Cichorium intybus

Other Names: N/A

Family
Flower
  • 4 cm (1.5 inch) wide blue/purple, sometimes white or pink, dandelion-like flowers
  • the petals are square and fringed at the tip
Leaf
  • 30-130 cm (3-6 inch) long leaves
  • narrow and pointed at the tip
Location
  • Fields and roadside across North America
Flowering Time
  • June-October
Other
  • This plant’s roots are sometimes used as an additive or substitute for coffee.
Name Origin
  • N/A
WARNING!
  • We are no way certified to judge the degree of safety of ingesting this plant. This information is purely for reference and we do not recommend ingesting this plant.
Chicory flower

Chicory leaves