Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
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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