Cichorium intybus

Common Chicory



Chicory is a useful perennial herb with a long history of use as a wild food for both humans and livestock.  The leaves can be cooked or used in salads and its roots can serve as a coffee substitute or additive.

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    Not at all embarrassing! I did it all the time in NYC. Sadly, I never found chicory, but I transplanted purslane,...
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    These are in bloom all along the roadsides of southern NY right now- Such a beautiful color! Is it worth embarrassing my...
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