chicory, French endive, coffeeweed
disturbed/waste areas, cropland/pastureland
Regions likely to be Impacted:
Present in Neighboring States?
CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, TX
Currently known from Oklahoma?
Gerald Holmes, Strawberry Center, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Bugwood.org
What you should know!
Produces a milky latex that may cause dermatitis for humans. Introduced as forage. Used as a coffee additive or substitute.