Rice (Oryza sativa)

  • Rice (Oryza Sativa)
    Credit: Dr. David Gealy, USDA ARS, Research Plant Physiologist | http://www.ars.usda.... | License: PD USDA
  • Rice (Oryza Sativa)
    Credit: Jacob Sturm (?) | scanned from book 20 apr 2009 | License: PD Old
  • Rice (Oryza Sativa)
    Credit: katorisi | Own work | License: CC-BY-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Rice (Oryza Sativa)
    Credit: katorisi | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL

Oryza Sativa, or more commonly know as Rice, is a graminoid of the genus Oryza. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Oryza Sativa or Rice's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Oryza
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (I) PR (I) VI (I)
  • State Noxious Status: AR (NW) SC (PP)
  • State Noxious Common Name: AR (red rice) SC (red rice)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE SWSS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 3(OBL) 6(OBL) 0(OBL) C(NI*) H(OBL)

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