Weed of the Month: Chicory

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Chicory is a commonly occurring plant in all types of pastures and rough turfs across North America. This erect, branched, simple perennial weed grows two to four feet in height at maturity and has milky sap. Chicory flowers a distinctive bright blue petal from mid-June through October. It develops from a basal rosette (a circular arrangement of leaves arising from the base of a stem, similar to

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