Weeds

Chicory, Common

(Blue Sailor, Succory, Coffeeweed)

Chicory, Common
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This perennial weed resembles dandelion in the rosette stage but produces flowering stems with attractive blue, purple or white flowers. Flowers are produced in clusters of 1 to 3 on a stem and are approximately 1 inch in diameter. All leaves are alternate and are lance shaped and approximately 3 to 10 inches long and up to 3 inches wide.