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Fleur 1

Fleur 1
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Copyright: Denis Benard (Moimeme) (29)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-08-25
Categories: Water Plants
Camera: Nikon D40X, 18-55 af-s Nikor
Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Final Version, Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-09-18 20:06
Viewed: 2983
Points: 2
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Butomus umbellatus i think,to be confirm.
Found on Canal Lachine.

Butomus is the sole genus in the monogenetic plant family Butomaceae, containing the single species Butomus umbellatus, also known as flowering rush or grass rush.
The plant is a rhizomatous perennial aquatic plant. Its name is derived from Greek bous, meaning "cow", "ox" etc and tome, a cut (the verb 'temnein' meaning "to cut"), which refers to the plant's swordlike leaves.

Other than suggested by its English common name, it is not a true rush. It is native to Eurasia and grows on the margins of still and slowly moving water down to a depth of about 3 m. It has pink flowers. Introduced into North America as an ornamental plant it has now become a serious invasive weed in the Great Lakes area. In Israel, one of its native countries, it is an endangered species due to the dwindling of its habitat.

The plant has linear leaves up to 1 metre long, or more. The leaves are triangular in cross-section and arise in two rows along the rhizome.

The inflorescence is umbel-like consisting of a single terminal flower surrounded by three cymes. The flowers are regular and bisexual. There are three petal-like sepals which are pink with darker veins. They persist in the fruit. The three petals are like the sepals but somewhat larger. 6 - 9 stamens. Carpels superior, 6 - 9 and slightly united at the base. When ripe they are obovoid and crowned with a persistent style. Ovules are numerous and found scattered over the inner surface of the carpel wall, except on the midrib and edges. Fruit is a follicle. The seeds have no endosperm and a straight embryo.

Frequently cultivated as an attractive ornamental plant. In parts of Russia the rhizomes are used as food.Thanks wiki.

Jonc fleuri(je pense)
Trouver sur les berges du Canal de Lachine

Le jonc fleuri, flûteau ou butome à ombelle (Butomus umbellatus) est une plante aquatique herbacée vivace de la famille des Butomacées.
C'est une espèce palustre, des lieux humides des zones tempérées.
Caractéristiques [modifier]

* Organes reproducteurs:
o Couleur dominante des fleurs : rose
o Période de floraison : juillet-septembre
o Inflorescence : ombelle simple
o Sexualité : hermaphrodite

* Graine
o Fruit : follicule
o Dissémination : hydrochore
* Habitat et répartition
o Habitat type : roselières médioeuropéennes pionnières, berges de rivières et fossés
o Aire de répartition : eurasiatique méridional
Merci wiki.

Nouvelle tentative.
Avec aide apprecier de Pierre.

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  • NinaM Gold Star Critiquer [C: 773 W: 3 N: 1157] (4077)
  • [2008-09-25 6:33]

Hé Denis! Une photo que je n'avais pas vue de toi! Jolie plante et j'aime le point de vue que tu as pris pour la photographier avec les détails de la fleur, en avant-plan. Qui est Pierre? Merci et bye bye!


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