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Sacred Bamboo

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Sacred bamboo - Invasive.org
Sacred bamboo, fruit - Photo by James H. Miller; USDA, Forest Service
Scientific Name: 
Nandina domestica Thunb. (ITIS)
Common Name: 
Sacred bamboo, nandina, heavenly bamboo
Native To: 
Asia (Stone 2009)
Date of U.S. Introduction: 
Early 1800s (Stone 2009)
Means of Introduction: 
Introduced as an ornamental (Stone 2009)
Impact: 
May displace native species (Stone 2009)

Distribution / Maps / Survey Status

University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Provides state, county, point and GIS data. Maps can be downloaded and shared.

Images

University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.

Videos

Google. YouTube; University of Florida. IFAS. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.

Selected Resources

The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source. Or, to display all related content view all resources for Sacred Bamboo.

Partnership
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Texas State University System. Texas Invasive Species Institute.
Federal Government
USDA. FS. Rocky Mountain Research Station. Fire Sciences Laboratory.
USDA. NRCS. National Plant Data Center.

USDA. ARS. National Genetic Resources Program. GRIN-Global.

State and Local Government
Missouri Department of Conservation.
See also: Problem Plant Control (scroll to Invasive Plants section) for more information to help you identify and control most common invasive plants in Missouri

Alabama Forestry Commission.

Academic

University of Florida. IFAS. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.

Citations

  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Nandina domestica. [Accessed Sep 10, 2014].
  • Stone, K.R. 2009. Nandina domestica. In: Fire Effects Information System. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer).