Echinochloa esculenta (A.Braun) H.Scholtz
Family: Poaceae
Japanese millet
Echinochloa esculenta image
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium (UWSP)  
Etymology: Echinochloa: Greek echinos for "hedgehog" and chloa for grass, referring to allusion of bristling awns
Plants: annual grass
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped