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Arundinaria gigantea
Synonyms: A. tecta

Common Name(s): Giant cane; switch cane
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 180
Precipitation: 24 to 98 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -13° (F)
Soil pH: 5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Moist soils, all textures
Soil Drainage: Moderately Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Cool season grass that grows along streams and woodlands. Good drought, low salt tolerance. Native to southern Illinois.
Rust, Anthrachose
Animal Food - forage, Material - wood


Geographical Origin:
North America
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