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Butomus umbellatus

Description
Life formherbPhysiologydeciduous
HabiterectCategoryroots/tubers, ornamentals/turf, weed
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on small scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthshallow (20-50 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.15241235Soil textureheavy, medium, light, wide, organicheavy, medium, light, wide, organic
Rainfall (annual)40010003001100Soil fertilitymoderatelow
Latitude44426365Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- -1500Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH584.58.5Soil drainagepoorly (saturated >50% of year)poorly (saturated >50% of year)
Light intensityclear skiesvery brightcloudy skiesvery bright

Climate zonesteppe or semiarid (Bs), temperate oceanic (Do), temperate continental (Dc)Photoperiodlong day (>14 hours)
Killing temp. during rest-25Killing temp. early growth0
Abiotic toler.floodingAbiotic suscept.drought
Introduction risks.can become a weed

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle00
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food & beveragestarchbuds
food & beverageproteinseeds
environmentalornamental/turfentire plant