Small to medium plant with tattered-looking, dandelion-like
leaves and blue (rarely white) flowers. The "petals" (actually one-petaled
ray flowers) have 5 teeth at the tip. Blooms in summer,
the flowers opening in the cool of the morning and closing as
the day heats up.
A common weed from Eurasia. Common in disturbed areas,
especially near the main entrance to the park.
True blue is an unusual color for flowers, so chicory is easily