Specimen Information

Butomus umbellatus
Butomus umbellatus
(flowering rush)

Specimen ID1397088
Common Nameflowering rush
LocalityPark east of wetland on Hunt club road and hike to wetland
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Fox
HUC8 Number07120007
HUC10 NameFerson Creek-Fox River
HUC10 Number0712000701
HUC12 NameNorton Creek-Fox River
HUC12 Number071200070104
Collection Day25
Collection Month7
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsThe first population was discovered by Brian Jeske of McGinty Brothers while treating cattails in the area on 7/25/13. Subsequent large patch was discovered by Restoration Technician Andy Olnas on 7/29/13.Populations east of the board walk were "seedheaded" and treated with Habitat herbicide. Populations west of the boardwalk were treated if they were clearly on Forest Preserve District land. A future visit will determine property boundaries for additional treatments.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierD. Maurer
Size1 Acres


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2024].

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