French: Chicorée frisée
Origin: Mediterranean basin.
Etymology: from the Greek kikhorion; its old Latin name Ichorium intybus means “January plant” or “winter salad.”
Chicory is a herbaceous annual plant. Its leaves become increasingly pale towards the core.
This is a variety of chicory with curly, deeply-indented, “disheveled” leaves.
ID 51542038 / Alessio Orrù / MSCOMM
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