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Chicory

Cichorium intybus

Description:

Common chicory is a somewhat woody, perennial herbaceous plant usually with bright blue flowers, rarely white or pink.

Habitat:

It lives as a wild plant on roadsides in its native Europe, and in North America and Australia, where it has become naturalized.

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Jopy
Jopy 10 years ago
Chicory
Cichorium intybus Chicory


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5 Comments

IsabellaFiers
IsabellaFiers 10 years ago

Probably, I know, I still have a lot to learn, but I think it will not work with me.
I can memorize the names only for a day or 2 ;-))

Jopy
Jopy 10 years ago

It's not too hard ;) some species have the same flower and are very similar and need to look leaves, calyx, fruit to determinate them...

IsabellaFiers
IsabellaFiers 10 years ago

I am a little bit better informed in garden plants than wild plants, it's so difficult to determine precisely.

Jopy
Jopy 10 years ago

You're welcome, It was my pleasure, plants are my favorite :) your spotted plants are very common here in Croatia...

IsabellaFiers
IsabellaFiers 10 years ago

Thanks again Jopy, you know a lot more than I do, your help is truly most welcome;-)

IsabellaFiers
Spotted by
IsabellaFiers

Utah, USA

Spotted on Jul 13, 2013
Submitted on Oct 13, 2013

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