Jungle rice (Echinochloa colona) is a non-native landscape weed indigenous to tropical and sub-tropical Asia. This species is ranked as one of the top environmental weeds in the United States due to its highly competitive growth outcompeting native plants.
- Scientific Name: Echinochloa colona
- Common Name: Jungle rice
- Seasonality: Warm
- Soil Type: Wet to dry
- Toxicity: Non-toxic
- Plant Growth: Clumping annual