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Wild Grape (Vitus spp.)    
Family: Vitaceae      
                   
  Wild Grape  

Location:

  • Found in streambeds, roadsides, open woods, and pond edges

Characteristics:

  • Woody vines
  • Height: can climb 9 m (30 ft.)

Uses:

 

 
 

 

Leaves:

  • Large, three-lobed
  • Toothed, heart-shaped

Bark:

  • Shreddy, peeling bark
  • Light brown

 

 

         
    Wild Grape Leaf  
         

 

Fruit:

  • Green, small flowers
  • Large, purplish-black berries, August-October
  • Berries cluster in groups of up to 20

 

 
  Wild Grape Bud    
 

 

Notes:

  • Climb using tendrils

 

         
    Wild Grape Tendrils  
             
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