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Chicory

Cichorium intybus L.

Chicory

Synonyms

Blue Succory, Coffee-weed, Common Chicory

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Basal rosette with erect flower stem
Propagation: Seed
Leaf Margin: Coarsely lobed
Leaf Hairs: None
Leaf Structure: Lanceolate with irregular lobes
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Root Type: Dark brown taproot
Flower Color: Blue

Multimedia

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Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Isoxaben
  • Post Emergence: 2,4-D, Bispyribac Sodium, Chlorsulfuron, Clopyralid, Fluroxypyr, MCPA, Quinclorac, Sulfosulfuron, Triclopyr, Trifloxysulfuron 

 

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