In the Cape Mondego Natural Monument, a coastal protected area in central Portugal.
Here are a couple of Chicory flowers growing near the shore of Port Townsend Bay. Chicory is native to Eurasia and naturalized in the US. It's quite common along our roads here on the Olympic Peninsula, and really a lovely color of flower.
Growing just below bridge over creek below dam (near road).
not positive on the identification, but boy is this flower gorgeous
Common chicory, Cichorium intybus, is a somewhat woody, perennial herbaceous plant usually with bright blue flowers, rarely white or pink. Various varieties are cultivated for salad leaves, chicons (blanched buds), or for roots (var. sativum), which are baked, ground, and used as a coffee substitute and additive. It is also grown as a forage crop for livestock. It lives as a wild plant on roadsides in its native Europe, and in North America and Australia, where...