Ragged Sailor Posted on August 1, 2014 by Sheila Creighton Posted in Flowers Tagged baby blue, blue, Chicory, close up, copyright, flower, macro, petals, photography, stamen, summer, wildflower 16 Comments The beautiful blue of Chicory flowers dots the summer landscape. Also known as ragged sailors, blue weed, coffeeweed and blue daisy, this pretty plant, native to Europe, grows everywhere in North America. © Sheila Creighton 2014 Share this:ShareFacebookEmailTwitterPinterestLinkedInTumblrLike this:Like Loading... Related
Harvest, roast, and grind the roots for a naturally caffeine-free coffee substitute….
yes – and use in salads too I have read…
That is very interesting. It is a beautiful picture though.
thanks! it’s amazing how many wild plants and “weeds” are a great source of food.
Very true. Thank you for the great information.
What beautiful colours. Your photo really captures it’s delicacy.
thanks – I do love this colour blue.. 🙂
thanks, Alex – they are such unpretentious flowers.
Such a beautiful shot!
thank you, Kathy!
thank you wabi sabi!
Beautiful flower, thanks for the info. 🙂
thank you, Karen 🙂