Bambusa vulgaris Schrad ex. J.C. Wendl
Natural range: Old World
Habitat: Disturbed sites.
Florida status: Escaped from cultivation.
Recognition: Readily recognized by its woody culm and nodes. Cultivars such as 'Wamin' and 'Vittata' are commonly used in landscaping.
Note: Flowering is infrequent and may go many years without producing spikelets.