Nuffer, Barbara
October 2009
New York State Conservationist;Oct2009, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p17
This article provides information on chicory. The plant was first cultivated in North America in the 1700s. Its common names include cornflower and coffee weed. The plant blooms early in the morning and fades in the evening. All the parts of chicory have been used for their medicinal qualities. The plant can cure diseases such as constipation.


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