Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Butomus umbellatus L. - Flowering Rush
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Butomus umbellatus
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Butomus umbellatus
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Butomus umbellatus
© Ian Dodkins
Butomus umbellatus
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A tall and handsome aquatic or marsh plant whose distribution is centred mainly in the Lough Neagh and Lough Erne basins and in the lakes of eastern Co Down. It also grows along the Newry Canal and the Lower Bann.

All names: Butomus umbellatus L.