Calflora
Taxon  Report   2881 
Echinochloa colona  (L.) Link
Jungle rice
Echinochloa colona
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
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Echinochloa colona
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Echinochloa colona
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Echinochloa colona, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Echinochloa colona
© 2008 John Dittes
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Echinochloa
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Panicum colonum
ICPN: Echinochloa colonum
More information about  Echinochloa colona
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ECCO2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 18, 2018).

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