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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posted: July 14, 2017
Attend the BC Northern Exhibition for free!

The Northwest Invasive Plant Council will have an Information Booth at this year's BCNE, and we're looking for volunteers to help out.

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posted: July 7, 2017
Invaders! Invasive Species in BC

Watch this short video from the Province about invasive species and their impacts on BC - Invaders! Invasive Species in BC