Specimen Information

Butomus umbellatus
Butomus umbellatus
(flowering rush)

Specimen ID1257191
Common Nameflowering rush
LocalityLong Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Spokane
HUC8 Number17010307
HUC10 NameDeep Creek-Spokane River
HUC10 Number1701030701
HUC12 NameLong Lake North-Spokane River
HUC12 Number170103070106
Collection Day14
Collection Month8
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28080
Author:Environmental Assessment Program.
Title:Washington State Lakes Environmental Data Version 1.0
Publisher:Washington State Department of Ecology
Commentspatches, many with several inches of leaf sticking above water; Visited the reservoir over the course of three trips; August 14, 17, 18, Sep 25. Water temp 17 C at the surface in mid-August. Weather sunny and calm to windy for all trips. Found flowering rush on the first trip, and returned on subsequent days to map the extent of the population. Found frequent patches in the upper part of the reservoir, becoming more widely scattered in the lower part. Water greenish, dense submersed and floating leaved plant growth in areas with good habitat. Heavily used for recreation, also by waterfowl. Launched at Riverside State Park for upper reservoir and Willow Bay (private) for lower reservoir.
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2020].

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