Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3894

Grass, Sedge, or Rush; Tree
Perennial

Non-native: China
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it to be persistent or spreading from ornamental plantings, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:

FRUIT:

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Phyllostachys aureosulcata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phyllostachys aureosulcata   FAMILY Poaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow-groove Bamboo


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image of Phyllostachys aureosulcata

Caryn Rickel, Institute of Invasive Bamboo Research, Bugwood.org    bug_5506159

April        CT

Pemberwick Park

Lower portion of culm may be geniculate (zigzag) at the nodes, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

image of Phyllostachys aureosulcata

Caryn Rickel, Institute of Invasive Bamboo Research, Bugwood.org    bug_5506160

April        CT

Pemberwick Park

Red arrows indicate faint yellow groove on every other internode, per www.invasive.org.

image of Phyllostachys aureosulcata

Caryn Rickel, Institute of Invasive Bamboo Research, Bugwood.org    bug_5475474

Month Unknown        CT

Culms usually 2-4cm diameter, potentially to about 10m tall, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.