Chicory
Cichorium intybus Aster Family
(c) Patrick J. Alexander
(c) Patrick J. Alexander

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: Purple, Blue, White

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Lance-shaped

Habitat Type: Roadside; disturbed areas; widespread

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1), Western Field (2), West Side (3), Successional Field (5), South Side (6), Canterbury Brook Corridor (8), Composting Site (9)

Total Number of EMUs: 7

Status in Massachusetts: Introduced




Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston