Echinochloa colona (L.) Link

Jungle Rice

Natural range: Almost worldwide in warm climates. Old World tropics? Original "natural range" obscured

Habitat: Weed of moist disturbed places

Florida status: Not native, weed, common and widespread

Recognition: Sheaths glabrous. Ligule absent. Inflorescences with the branches simple. Spikes about 2 cm, unbranched. Spikelets 3 mm, awnless or nearly so.