chicory plant


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Noun1.chicory plant - perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp edible leaves used in saladschicory plant - perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp edible leaves used in salads
curly endive, chicory - crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste
chicory, chicory root - the dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee substitute
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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And then I looked down, and growing in the concrete was this chicory plant.
The chicory plant is tap-rooted, similar to a carrot, and produces a rosette of basal leaves.
FiberAdvance[TM] Gummies are made with inulin, a natural source of fiber that is extracted from the roots of the chicory plant.