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Pleioblastus distichus

Dwarf Fernleaf Bamboo
Poaceae (Gramineae)
Bamboo

PLEIOBLASTUS

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Pleioblastus distichus

This dwarf, running bamboo is delicate in appearance, with tiny, two-ranked leaves. Grows 3 ft. tall with 1/8-in. stems. Used for erosion control, borders and rock garden.

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