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Phyllostachys aurea

Golden Bamboo
Poaceae (Gramineae)

Native to China. This growss 6 to 20 ft. tall. Erect stiff culms resist falling over in the rain and snow, usually have crowded joints at base. This is a running bamboo that can be grown in containors. Dense foliage makes it a good screen.

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