The picture of the day was this Delaware Skipper
This native of the Mediterranean region is considered a weed.
Chicory has been used for salad greens and the root as a coffee substitute.
The flowers are usually blue, but can occasionally be white.
The flower heads open in the early morning and close around noon on bright days.
Native Americans boiled the roots to make a wash for fever sores and steeped the roots to create a nerve tonic.
Chicory has a deep taproot.
Will give a bitter taste to milk when consumed by dairy cattle.