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Echinochloa colona (L.) Link
Jungle-rice

Echinochloa colona
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Echinochloa colona available from :

Echinochloa colona has been found in the following 16 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bill Sadowski Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bonair Beach Parcel, Martin County Present Not Native, Naturalized
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Not Native, Naturalized
Doris Davis Forman Wilderness Preserve Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Harden Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lucille Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
South Dade Wetlands Present Not Native, Naturalized

Echinochloa colona has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Hendry County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Echinochloa colona has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Echinochloa colona
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Echinochloa colona
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Echinochloa colona
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr