Butomus umbellatus

Family:Butomaceae
Species:Butomus umbellatus L.
Common Name:flowering-rush
Habitat:Ditches and pond edges. Sparingly naturalized in NY although plentiful where it occurs.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:There is some debate regarding the taxonomy of Butomus where some authors recognize two species. If this split is recognized, then all New York material is most likely B. junceus.
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, OBL (NWI), SE (State Rank), G5 (Global Rank)
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Liliopsida
Sub Class Alismatidae
Order Alismatales
FamilyButomaceae
Genus Butomus
Species Butomus umbellatus L. - flowering-rush

Citation

Citation Butomus umbellatus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 372. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Clinton  NYFA_1990    
Clinton1972 NYS    
Clinton1965 NYS    
Cortland  NYFA_1990    
Essex1965 NYS    
Essex1939 NYS    
Essex  NYFA_1990    
Jefferson  NYFA_1990    
Jefferson1955 NYS    
Jefferson1962 NYS    
Onondaga  NYFA_1990    
Rensselaer  NYFA_1990    
Schenectady1985 NYS    
Schenectady  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence1954 NYS    
St. Lawrence  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence1995 NYS    
Tompkins  NYFA_1990    
Washington1938 NYS    
Washington1987 NYS    
Washington1929 NYS    
Washington1938 BUPL    
Washington1930 NYS    
Washington1938 CONN    
Washington1965 NYS    
Washington1967 NYS    
Washington1946 NYS    
Washington  NYFA_1990    
Washington1941 NYS    
Washington1938 BKL
BKL00096116
Herbarium Name Used: Butomus umbellatus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Washington1938 BKL
BKL00046905
Herbarium Name Used: Butomus umbellatus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Wayne1960 NYS    
Wayne  NYFA_1990    

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Butomus junceus Butomus junceus Turczaninow