Genus: Cichorium L.

Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Subtribe: Cichoriinae
Common names: chicory
Genus number: 2603
Last updated: 12-Jan-2011
Accession Count: 334 (288 active, 244 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Kiers, A. M. et al. 1999. Morphologically defined Cichorium (Asteraceae) species reflect lineages based on chloroplast and nuclear (ITS) DNA data. Syst. Bot. 24:645-659. URL:
  2. Kiers, A. M. 2000. Endive, chicory, and their wild relatives. A systematic and phylogenetic study of Cichorium (Asteraceae). Gorteria suppl. 5:1-77.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 22 February 2020.