Plants of
South Australia
Echinochloa colona (∗)
Awnless Barnyard Grass
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Botanical art

Kath Alcock painting: 1.


Echinochloa from the Greek 'echinos' meaning a hedgehog and 'chloe' meaning young grass; referring to the appearance of the spikelets in some species.

Distribution and status

Herbarium regions: Lake Eyre, Eastern, Northern Lofty, Murray, Southern Lofty, South Eastern
NRM regions: Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
AVH map: SA distribution map (external link)