Tag: Sailors (Blue)

  • Chicory (Cichorium intybus), White Form

    White form of Chicory

    Chicory is almost always blue, but like many blue flowers it can sometimes appear in a pink or white form. This pure-white Chicory was growing in a cemetery in Etna.

    Cichorium intybus, white form

    For a fuller description, see the Cichorium intybus reference page.

  • Chicory (Cichorium intybus)

    Also known by the much more poetical name “Blue Sailors,” but we must admit we have never heard that name used in Pittsburgh. Chicory is everywhere along the roadside and in vacant lots; this plant was blooming by the side of Saw Mill Run Boulevard not far from the Liberty Tunnels.

    For a fuller description, see the Cichorium intybus reference page.