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PlantFiles: Common Rice
Oryza sativa

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Oryza (or-RY-zuh) (Info)
Species: sativa (sa-TEE-vuh) (Info)

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo
Ponds and Aquatics

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage

Other details:
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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No positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

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Negative cherishlife On Nov 12, 2004, cherishlife from Pocola, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Arkansas and South Carolina have this weed listed with the USDA as a noxious weed.



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