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<strong>Chicory; Blue Sailors</strong> close-up
<em>Cichorium intybus*</em> /Aster Family<br>
Chicory flowers bloom blue in the morning and turn white and close by evening. This plant was brought to North America by the European settlers as a food so...
Chicory; Blue Sailors close-up
Cichorium intybus* /Aster Family

Chicory flowers bloom blue in the morning and turn white and close by evening. This plant was brought to North America by the European settlers as a food source. The dried, roasted, ground roots can be used as a coffee substitute.
Perennial
Where seen: Oak Ridge, Great Smoky Mountains NP, widespread

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