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Public-images-osm logo.svg crop = rice
Red Rice Paddy field in Japan 001.jpg
Specifies that an area of farmland is being used to grow rice. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: agriculture
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de facto

The tag crop=rice is to indicate that the crop being grown is 'rice'.

Note. You can also use the landuse=paddy tag when you want to clarify the use of the land to indicate 'rice paddy'.

Additional tags

  • rice:race=*: Indicates the geographical race of the rice. There are two main families, the 'Japonica' race(rice:race=Japonica) and the 'Indica' race(rice:race=Indica)[1]. The 'Javanica' race is included in the 'Japonica' race.

See also


  1. In English-speaking countries, it is often referred to as 'jasmine rice' or 'long grain'.