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Fargesia rufa

Fountain Bamboo
Poaceae (Gramineae)
Bamboo

Grows in a narrow, fountain-like clump to 6-8 ft. tall (eventually to 12–15 ft.). Stems are 1/2 in. wide; leaves are narrow, graceful, and wide-spreading. Culm sheaths are orange-red. Good as a specimen or hedge.

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