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Bambusa arundinacea (Retz.) Willd.
Giant thorny bamboo

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Tropical Asia; widely cultivated and naturalized in the Neotropics.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Bambusa arundinacea has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
The Barnacle State Historic Park Present Not Native, Naturalized


Bambusa arundinacea has been found in the following habitat :
Rockland Hammock