Page author: David Giblin
Pseudosasa japonica
Japanese bamboo

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California.

Habitat: Forest edge, roadsides, and other disturbed areas at low elevations where escaping from cultivation.

Origin: Introduced from Asia

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Pseudosasa japonica (Siebold & Zucc. ex Steud.) Makino ex Nakai
Publication: J. Arnold Arbor. 6: 150. 1925.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Sasa japonica (Siebold & Zucc. ex Steud.) Makino
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Pseudosasa japonica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Pseudosasa japonica checklist entry

OregonFlora: Pseudosasa japonica information

E-Flora BC: Pseudosasa japonica atlas page

CalPhotos: Pseudosasa japonica photos

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