Species: 

Cichorium intybus

Common Name: 

Chicory

Systems Affected (standardized): 

disturbed/waste areas, cropland/pastureland

Regions(s) present (updated by AB): 

NE

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Impacts: 

It has a milky latex that may cause dermatitis for humans. Host to other pests, diseases, etc...

Source? likely to be reintroduced: 

Chicory was introduced as a pasture forage plant, but was found too course to be an effective pasture plant. The best known use of this plant is as a coffee additive or substitute.

Info Blurb: 

Has a milky latex that may cause dermatitis. Host to other pests and diseases.
Introduced as a pasture forage plant, but was found to be too coarse. Used as a coffee additive or substitute.

Native Regions in OK: 

NONE

Current and past designations: 

BS, NM

Present in OK?

Yes

Present in Bordering States?

TX, NM, CO, KS, MO, LA

Has Legal Status in BS?

CO List A