Butomus umbellatus
Butomus umbellatus
(flowering rush)

9 results for Butomus umbellatus (flowering rush)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
3810 Butomus umbellatus Competition Anecdotal Field The author states that in the St. Lawrence River area of the United States, that this species... 10394
3811 Butomus umbellatus Food Web Anecdotal Field The author states that muskrats commonly feed upon the flowering rush. 10394
3812 Butomus umbellatus Recreation Observational Field The dense stands of flowering rush impede recreation, such as swimming and fishing, at Twin Lakes... 17826
3905 Butomus umbellatus Competition Anecdotal Field Appeared to be outcompeting cattails and willows in Idaho. 10398
3906 Butomus umbellatus Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Flowering rush may help stabilize sediment and reduce the impact of wave action. 19279
3907 Butomus umbellatus Navigation Anecdotal N/A Flowering rush has impacted water delivery in canals in Idaho, USA. 19279
3908 Butomus umbellatus Food Web Observational Field This species is part of the diet of waterfowl, and was observed to make up half of the stomach... 34984
5711 Butomus umbellatus Recreation Anecdotal N/A Butomus umbellatus can prevent and/or impede aquatic recreation as it can form dense mats... 5162
5712 Butomus umbellatus Competition Anecdotal N/A In Minnesota, Butomus umbellatus appears to have the ability to outcompete the native... 5162

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