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Cichorium intybus (Chicory) is a species of biennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They have simple, broad leaves, blue flowers, and achenes. Flowers are visited by Wild Indigo Duskywing, Anthaxia hungarica, Clouded sulphur, and Eupeodes. Individuals can grow to 2 feet.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of chicory. View this species on GBIF