Asteraceae (Cichorieae tribe)

(as-tr-AY-see-ee / sik-KOR-ee)
– a family in the Asterales order –

Here in the St. Louis Area, we have 22 not-too-obscure plants that are in the “Chicory” tribe of the Aster Family:

  • Cichorium intybus (Chicory) [intro]
  • Hieracium gronovii  (Gronovius’ Hawkweed) [CC4]
  • Hieracium longipilum  (Hairy Hawkweed) [CC6]
  • Hieracium scabrum  (Rough Hawkweed) [CC7]
  • Krigia biflora  (Two-Flower Cynthia) [CC5]
  • Krigia cespitosa  (Common Dwarfdandelion) [CC2]
  • Krigia dandelion  (Potato Dwarfdandelion) [CC6]
  • Krigia virginica  (Virginia Dwardandelion) [CC3]
  • Lactuca canadensis  (Wild Lettuce) [CC3]
  • Lactuca floridana  (Woodland Lettuce) [CC3]
  • Lactuca saligna  (Willowleaf Lettuce) [intro]
  • Lactuca serriola  (Prickly Lettuce) [intro]
  • Nabalus altissimus  (Tall White Lettuce) [CC5]
  • Nabalus asper  (Rough White Lettuce) [CC7]
  • Nabalus crepidineus  (Nodding Rattlesnakeroot) [CC9]
  • Pyrrhopappus carolinianus  (Carolina Desert Chicory) [CC0]
  • Sonchus asper  (Spiny Sowthistle) [intro]
  • Sonchus oleraceus  (Common Sowthistle) [intro]
  • Taraxacum erythrospermum  (Redseeded Dandelion) [intro]
  • Taraxacum officinale  (Dandelion) [intro]
  • Tragopogon dubius  (Yellow Salsify) [intro]
  • Tragopogon porrifolius  (Salsify) [intro]

[CC] = Coefficient of Conservatism