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from bamboo groves to panda mouths


Tufts' Fort Washington farm, which overlooks the Potomac River, has been in her family since 1922. Tufts has lived there since 1939, but says her mother is responsible for the bamboo: She brought it from Alabama or South Carolina and planted the first stalks on the property. To this day, Tufts warns others against falling victim to the notoriously hard-to-remove plant. She says that bamboo, which now covers roughly 2 of the farm's 14 acres, has "taken over" her property.


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