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Encyclopedia > Canebrake

Canebrake is an English noun meaning an area of land with a thick dense growth of sugarcane, bamboo, or similar plant material. Species Saccharum arundinaceum Saccharum bengalense Saccharum edule Saccharum officinarum Saccharum procerum Saccharum ravennae Saccharum robustum Saccharum sinense Saccharum spontaneum Sugarcane or Sugar cane (Saccharum) is a genus of between 6–37 species (depending on taxonomic interpretation) of tall grasses (family Poaceae, tribe Andropogoneae), native to warm temperate to tropical regions... Diversity Around 91 genera and 1,000 species Subtribes Arthrostylidiinae Arundinariinae Bambusinae Chusqueinae Guaduinae Melocanninae Nastinae Racemobambodinae Shibataeinae See the full Taxonomy of the Bambuseae. ...


There are four places in the United States named Canebrake:

In addition, Cape Canaveral derives its name from CaƱaveral, the Spanish for canebrake. Kern County is a county located in the southern Central Valley of California. ... Concordia Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Canebrake is an unincorporated community located in McDowell County, West Virginia, USA. Canbrake was named for a thicket of canes in its vicinity. ... McDowell County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. ... Cape Canaveral from space, August 1991 Cape Canaveral (Cabo Cañaveral in Spanish) is a strip of land in Brevard County, Florida, United States, near the center of that states Atlantic coast. ...


 
 

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