*Echinochloa colonum (Linnaeus) Link. Phen: Jul-Oct (-Jun). Hab: Fields, ditches, disturbed wet areas. Dist: Native of the Old World tropics.
Origin/Endemic status: Paleotropics
Taxonomy Comments: The debate over the appropriate grammatical treatment and therefore spelling of the epithet is discussed in detail in Ward (2005b).
Synonymy: = Bah, C, F, FlGr, G, GW1, HC, Il, Mo1, RAB, Tx, Va; = Echinochloa colona – Ar, ETx1, FNA25, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, NcTx, NE, Pa, S, Tn, WH3, orthographic variant