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Name: Anna B.
Status: student
Age: 18
Location: N/A
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Date: Tuesday, May 07, 2002


Question:
Do you know anything on the Flowering Rush and why it is illegal to buy Minnesota? How does this plant disrupt with the ecosystem?


Replies:
Dear Anna,

It is an exotic, invasive species that threatens shoreline, lake, and river communities.

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/ecological_services/exotics/floweringrush99.pdf

http://www.great-lakes.net/envt/flora-fauna/invasive/rush.html

http://biology.queensu.ca/floweringrush/

Sincerely,

Anthony R. Brach


Start with this web page from Minnesota Sea Grant:

http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/exotics/rush.html

J. Elliott



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