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Sacred Bamboo

Sacred bamboo - Invasive.orgScientific name: Nandina domestica Thunb.

Common names: Sacred bamboo, heavenly bamboo

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Native To: Asia (Stone 2009)

Date of U.S. Introduction: Early 1800s (Stone 2009)

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Means of Introduction: Introduced as an ornamental (Stone 2009)

Impact: May displace native species (Stone 2009)

Current U.S. Distribution:

U.S. States and U.S. National Parks Where Reported Invasive: Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States map

Management Plans: Plants

Selected Internet Resources:

Federal Government

Nandina domestica Thunb.
Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
Taxonomy

Nandina domestica Article Citation Search - AGRICOLA Database
USDA. National Agricultural Library.
Research

Nandina domestica - Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)
USDA. ARS. National Genetic Resources Program.
Taxonomy; Legal Aspects

Nandina - Weed of the Week (Apr 28, 2006; PDF | 132 KB)
USDA. FS. Northeastern Area. Forest Health Protection.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Habitat; Distribution; Controls

Nandina domestica - Fire Effects Information System (FEIS)
USDA. FS. Rocky Mountain Research Station. Fire Sciences Laboratory.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Controls; Special Note: References

Sacred Bamboo, Nandina - A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests
USDA. FS. Southern Research Station.; Bugwood Wiki.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Dispersion

Plant Profile for Nandina domestica - PLANTS Database
USDA. NRCS. National Plant Data Center.
Taxonomy; Photographs; Distribution

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State Government

Sacred Bamboo
Alabama Forestry Commission.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Life Cycle; Controls

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University/Academic

Nandina domestica, Sacred Bamboo
eXtension.org.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History

Nandina domestica - Identification and Biology of Non-Native Plants in Florida's Natural Areas (PDF | 76 KB)
University of Florida.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution

Sacred Bamboo
University of Florida. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Controls

Sacred Bamboo - Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Distribution

Nandina domestica - Non-Native Woody Plants of Arkansas
Henderson State University.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Habitat; Distribution; Dispersion

Sacred Bamboo - Invasive Plant Atlas of the MidSouth
Mississippi State University. GeoResources Institute.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Habitat; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls; Legal Aspects

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International

Sacred Bamboo
Weeds of Australia. Biosecurity Queensland Edition.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Habitat; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls; Legal Aspects

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Organizations

Nandina or Sacred Bamboo
Council on Locally Invasive Plants and Pests (North Carolina).
Photographs; Habitat; Dispersion

Sacred Bamboo, Nandina
Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Distribution

Nandina domestica
Texasinvasives.org.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls; Special Note: References

Citations

Stone, Katharine R. 2009. Nandina domestica. In: Fire Effects Information System. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer).

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Last Modified: Nov 26, 2013
 
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