Chicory

Cichorium intybus

Photo of Chicory
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Chicory is not normally considered a weed but rather a wildflower but since the N.J. Legislature wanted to name it a noxious weed it is probably best to include it here. It is a perennial by virtue of a taproot which is sometimes used for coffee.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences