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Wildflowers
by common name

Chicory

Cichorium intybus

Chicory

Requirements:

Soil Type - Sandy well drained
Soil ph - Neutral
Water - Dry
Light - Full sun

Characteristics:

Height Average - 1-2 ft., up to 3 ft.
Time of bloom - July - September
Flower colors - Blue, sometimes White
Propagation - Seed
Transplants - Difficult

Common along roads and waste places.

This White Chicory was found in a parking lot strip in the Village of Potsdam, NY. White Chicory Flower

Leaves can be eaten as fresh greens and the roots are roasted and ground to make a coffee substitute.

Chickory plant - Cichorium intybus - white
Chicory Flower
White Chicory Flower