succory


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Synonyms for succory

perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp edible leaves used in salads

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There was an abundance of succory still in blossom, broad--leaved golden--rod, buttercups, thorn-bushes, Canada thistles, and ivy, on the very summit of Cape Diamond.
I associate the beauty of Quebec with the steel-like and flashing air, which may be peculiar to that season of the year, in which the blue flowers of the succory and some late golden-rods and buttercups on the summit of Cape Diamond were almost my only companions,--the former bluer than the heavens they faced.
In medieval science, the hare was a most melancholy beast, and ate wild succory in the hope of curing itself.