Name: Flowering rush (Butomus
umbellamus) grass rush.
The plant grows from thick, freshly
rhizomes. Also, has a thick root system. The roots can
and form new plants. (2), (1), (4), (5)
The leaves are about 1 m long and 1 cm wide. They are triangular
shape and have smooth edges. The leaf tips might be
twisted. In the water the leaves are limp but on land the
flowering rush has erect leaves. The leaves are very long and
rise from the base of the plant. (2), (1), (3), (5)
2-2.5 cm long. They can be colored white or pink.
Each individual flower has 3 whitish pink petals and 3 sepals.
flowers are arranged in umbrella form. The fruits are 1 cm long
and is the seed capsule (10), (2),
(1), (4), (5)
The stem grows taller than the leaes and can be a height of 1m. (1)
Plants produce in water and dry areas. The plant reproduces by
seed production and vegetative spread of its rootstocks with the
production of the bublets. (8)
is found in marshes can can handle deep levels of water and also can be
found along shores of lakes, rivers, and ponds. (6)
No data found.
Chemical: No herbicides are registered for use in
water. Chemical control is not recommended at this time. (1),(6)
You can cut flowering rush plants below the water. When you cut
dispose of all the excess material. Cutting will not kill the
plant but it will decrease it. (1), (6)
By: Kelsey Cronan,
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