Chicory

chicory-wildflower
Appears: summer

Not native to Wisconsin

Does well in dry rugged areas and appears abundantly along roadsides and highway medians

Chicory can be cultivated for its root which, when dried and pulverized, can be added to coffee or even used to brew a sort of “poor man’s coffee.” Chicory coffee is popular in the southern state of the USA, and is especially favored in New Orleans.

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