Cichorium intybus in Sweden

Species name:Cichorium intybus
Common names:Cikoria
Habitats:Urban areas, Agricultural areas, Disturbed areas
Time of introduction:Middle Ages
Year of first report:1500
Type of introduction:Intentional & unintentional
Distribution details:Central and Southwest Europe
Donor area:
Invasiveness:Not known
Impact:Not known
Comments:Introduced in ancient time for cultivation, Introduced to Norrbotten with bird seed, timber transports from the Baltic States and/or grass seed.
Last updated13-02-2014 (day-month-year)
Resources: Google image search
  • Jonsell, L. 2010. Upplands Flora. SBF-förlaget. Uppsala
  • Karlsson, T. (1998). Förteckning över svenska kärlväxter. Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 91: 241-560.
  • Mora Aronsson, Swedish Threatened Species Unit, Swedish University of Agricutural Sciences, SE - pers. comm.
  • Mossberg, B. & Stenberg, L. (2003). Den nya nordiska floran.
  • Tyler, T., Olssom, K-A, Johnsson, H., Sonesson, M. 2007. Floran i Skåne. LundsBotaniska Förening.
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