annual that occurs on paths between paddies or the like, grows to
3-15cm in height. Leaves generally have become sheaths that are with
blades. Long leaf-like bracts on stem tips, from sides of which 3-6
branches emerge and palmately set 2-6 light green spikelets at the
ends. The spikelets are flat, 0.5-1.2cm, with12-30 florets in rows.
Ramenta are in the shape of a broad ovate, with tips pointed like
awes. Bloom time: August-October.