Cichorium pumilum

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Cichorium pumilum
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Wild endive (Cichorium pumilum)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Genus: Cichorium
Species: C. pumilum
Binomial name
Cichorium pumilum
Jacq.
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Cichorium pumilum (Wild Endive) is a Mediterranean species of plant in the dandelion tribe within the sunflower family . Like the two other species of Cichorium, its leaves are edible by humans. The plant produces bluish-violet flower heads and fleshy taproots.[2]

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