Cichorium intybus L.



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


Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

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


Please note: one or more of these active ingredients may exist in combination-type brand name products. Any material used for herbicidal control of any plant may vary in efficacy. Please read the full disclaimer on herbicide usage.