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Aquatic and Wetland Vascular Plants of the Northern Great Plains

Butomaceae - The Flowering Rush Family

Class Liliopsida, Monocotyledons

Herbs (those included here) with vascular bundles of the stem usually scattered in the ground tissue, lacking a cambium; leaves often long and linear, sometimes reduced to sheathing at the base of the stem, mostly parallel-veined, the veins rarely forming a network; flower parts usually in multiples of 3; plant embryo usually with 1 cotyledon.

50. Butomaceae, The Flowering Rush Family
1. Butomus L. -- Flowering rush
1. Butomus umbellatus L.

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