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Down in the canebrakes

River cane (giant cane, native bamboo)

River cane (up to 30 feet high) once grew in vast canebrakes (cane stands) all over the southeastern USA though nowadays canebrakes are few. Indians used it as material for baskets, cane blowguns, fishing poles etc. It is also edible. I have never seen a canebrake but would like to.

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