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Chicory

Cichorium intybus

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Chicory
Cichorium intybus


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Josh Asel
Josh Asel 10 years ago

beautiful. thanks man i appreciate that!

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 10 years ago

The entire plant is edible, you may be familiar with some of it's cultivated varieties, radicchio and Belgian endive. The leaves of the wild plant are best when young. The root can be boiled and prepared like a vegetable, and when roasted and ground makes a pleasant coffee substitute.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 10 years ago

The roots of the Chicory plant can be used as a coffee substitute and is an added ingredient to many foods for humans and animals as well.

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 10 years ago

what? i would've never guessed that. but ill do that man thanks again man ur a real help :) one more thing if you could, are only the flowers edible?

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 10 years ago

Your welcome Joshua, this plant is edible, consider adding to this mission, http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8302...

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 10 years ago

thank you again Maria :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

lovely series

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 10 years ago

Thanks Chester!

Josh Asel
Spotted by
Josh Asel

Sebastopol, California, USA

Spotted on Aug 2, 2012
Submitted on Aug 2, 2012

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