Specimen Information

Butomus umbellatus
Butomus umbellatus
(flowering rush)

Specimen ID1397153
Common Nameflowering rush
LocalityWhalon Lake @ FPDWC; Immediately south of the scenic overlook (see map). SW Intersection of Royce Rd &Green Road, west of COM_ED ROW, south of dog park parking lot
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameDu Page River
HUC10 Number0712000408
HUC12 NameEast Branch Du Page River
HUC12 Number071200040804
Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year2010
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 wetland had a plugged outlet structure in 2010, wetland had elevated water levels. Property Owners ID: 11 8/27/2012 (NIIPP): Population was chemically treated in 2010, 2011 and 2012 with Foliar treatment. 5% Habitat in 2012. Still plants on site, contractor is scheduled to go out a treat all plants that were either missed or survived round 1 of herbicide application. ; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierRick Phillippe


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/31/2023].

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