Taxon  Report   2882    
Echinochloa crus-galli  (L.) P. Beauv.
Barnyard grass,  Japanese millet, Watergrass
Echinochloa crus-galli, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Echinochloa

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Echinochloa crus-galli ssp. spiralis
PLANTS: Panicum crus-galli
More information about  Echinochloa crus-galli
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2020).