Specimen Information

Butomus umbellatus
Butomus umbellatus
(flowering rush)

Specimen ID1397635
Common Nameflowering rush
CountyJo Daviess
LocalityWise Lake, Mississippi River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameApple-Plum
HUC8 Number07060005
HUC10 NamePleasant Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000504
HUC12 NameSpruce Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600050404
Collection Day12
Collection Month6
Collection Year2015
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
CommentsThis species was reported last year and removed I believe by Army Corps. This year the presence of this species is much increased with about 20 scattered plants. I add on Aug 18, 2015 that there are many hundreds of blooming plants of Butomus umbellatus in this backwater of several acres.; EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierChris Evans
Size1 Acres


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/27/2023].

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