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*Sasa palmata E.G. Camus. Broadleaf Bamboo. Hab: Rarely naturalizing in disturbed areas adjacent to urban and suburban plantings. Dist: Reported for TN (Kartesz 1999; USDA NRCS 2007). Otherwise scattered and rarely naturalizing in our area and mostly establishing near urban or suburban plantings.

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Other Comments: Seemingly far less common than Pseudosasa japonica in urban areas (especially in c. NC). Known from one collection in s. IL in Jackson County in the Marberry Arboretum (Basinger 2001).

Synonymy: = K3, K4; = n/a – C, FNA24, Il, RAB

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image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷


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