Specimen Information

Butomus umbellatus
Butomus umbellatus
(flowering rush)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID877627
GroupPlants
GenusButomus
Speciesumbellatus
Common Nameflowering rush
StateOR
CountyUmatilla
LocalityColumbia River at McNary Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Columbia-Lake Wallula
HUC8 Number17070101
HUC10 NameLower Lake Wallula
HUC10 Number1707010102
HUC12 NameMcNary Dam-Lake Wallula
HUC12 Number170701010207
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27856
Author:Perkowski, M.
Date:2015
Title:Divers prepare to yank irrigation-clogging weed
Publisher:Capital Press
Reference 2
Ref. Number:27928
Author:Associated Press
Date:2014
Title:Oregon's Columbia River sees first aquatic weeds capable of clogging irrigation canals
Publisher:The Oregonian
Reference 3
Ref. Number:28154
Author:Perkowski, M.
Date:2015
Title:Flowering rush spreads while regulations delay removal
Publisher:Capital Press
CommentsDiscovered in 2014. Divers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to remove the plants in August 2015
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/22/2020].

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