[Q] Wild Rice a Rice or another type of Grass?
mturner at snipthis.acpub.duke.edu
Mon Jul 20 03:08:23 EST 1998
In article <Ilys1.1112$3r.1504876 at newsfeed.slurp.net>, bnoel at harbornet.com
>Someone told me that the wild rice that you buy in stores is actually not
>rice at all but a type of grass. I thought rice is a type of grass. Is
>wild rice a rice or another type of grass?
Both are in the grass family. Wild rice is in a different genus of grasses
[Zizania]; rice is the genus Oryza. See:
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