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Flowering Rush

Butomus umbellatus

Perennial; leaves are linear and pointed with smooth margins and parallel veins. Leaves have triangular cross-sections and can be 3’ long. Flowers have three petal-like sepals that are light pink with darker veins. Flowers are clustered in a bracted umbel.

Plant Details

Habitat NotesMarshes, backwater, shorelines.
Mature Height3-4’
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