Name: ARUNDINARIA gigantea
Common name(s): Canebrake Bamboo
Height: 6-10′ Spread: Varies Zone: 5
Details/Description: The only bamboo native to the eastern United States. This clone has culms that are quite upright and remain evergreen throughout the winter. Though a running bamboo, it should make a good plant for a tight area in a small garden. The species name indicates a large size, which may be misleading, as it will not likely attain the tall heights of the Phyllostachys. Native to Ohio.