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Flowering Rush

Flowering Rush

Flowering rush

(Butomus umbellatus)

General description:

Emergent aquatic perennial that can grow to be 1-5’ tall. It can also survive in water as deep as 10’.

Ecological threat:

  • Marshes, backwaters, and along shorelines; forms dense colonies and crowds out native species.
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