Chicory

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Plant Bio

Common Name:Chicory
Family:Asteraceae
Genus:Cichorium
Species:intybus
Classification/Rank:Very Invasive
Method of Transportation:
Habitat/Range:Mesic to dry roadsides and waste places in the lowland, steppe and montane zones

Description

• perennial herb that grows 0.3 to 2.0 m tall • stems are branched and smooth to stiff hairy • leaves are lance shaped, and toothed; stem leaves become reduced, unstalked, and entire or toothed upwards • flowers are blue and strap shaped; occur 1 to 3 together in upper leaf axils

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