Taxon  Report   2885 
Echinochloa oryzoides  (Ard.) Fritsch
Early water grass,  Rice field barnyard grass
Echinochloa oryzoides, 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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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Echinochloa
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Echinochloa phyllopogon
More information about  Echinochloa oryzoides
Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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