Purplish flower 11 petals medium in size
on edge of meadow.
Purple, small, beautiful. Chickory?
Purple and small
Broad leaved weed about 2' tall. Blue flowers. Flowers rayed.
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...