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Flora of Cornwall (1999)

The descriptive text, below the map, is from the Flora of Cornwall (1999), which was a Tetrad Atlas (the maps had 2km square dots or Tetrads). The map on this web page depicts the plant's distribution at the 1km square scale and shows the records made pre-2000 which were used in the 1999 Flora and those made since.

Pseudosasa japonica - Arrow Bamboo

i> Pseudosasa japonica is the most common bamboo in Cornwall. It is well established in a variety of habitats including woodland, by streams, road verges such as to the north west of Tregony (SW94C, 1994, D.T.Holyoak), waste ground, mine waste as at Wheal Maid (SW74L, 1995, C.N.French) and churchyards (Gulval churchyard, SW43V, 1994, D.T.Holyoak).

Click here to see Aphotoflora images by David Fenwick


French, C.N., Murphy, R.J. & Atkinson, M. 1999. Flora of Cornwall. Wheal Seton Press, Camborne.