Weedy Rice, Red rice, (ORYSA) monocot

Catalogue Type
Weed Catalogue
Scientific Name
Oryza sativa L.
Distinguishing Characters
introduced to fi elds as seeds in irrigation water,
contaminated tillage and harvesting equipment, and
contaminated seed supplies. Originates as result of hybridization
between O. rufi pogon or O. nivara and O. sativa
cultivars, or between cultivars, through selection of weedy
traits or through segregation from landraces. Key weedy
traits are early grain shattering and variable dormancy.
Photo of Weed