Almost everyone has seen bamboo. Bamboo grows up straight and thin, with branches at the top. It has long leaves.It looks like a tree, but it is really a kind of grass.
There are more than five hundred kinds of bamboo. Some grow over ten meters tall, and some are only a few inehes tall. Bamboo grows best in places where it is warm and it rains often.
The long stem of bamboo is hollow, which makes them light and strong.People use it to build houses and bridges over rivers. It can be used to make tables,chairs, baskets and many other things. Bamboo is also made into paper. The tender young shoots of bamboo are tasty. People like to eat them.
Do you like bamboo?