Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Vitales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read about Muscadinia and Vitis from Alan Weakley and the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society.
Learn more about Riverbank Grape from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
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Bruce A. Sorrie bas_vitis_riparia1
June Lyon County MN
Leaf teeth are ciliate on the margin, acute or convex on only one side, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.
COMPARE leaves of grape-like species
Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -
Uncommon in NC Coastal Plain (rare in NC Piedmont & NC Mountains)
Leaves have petioles.
Bisexual & unisexual
Calyx usually unlobed
5 stamens, abortive in pistillate flowers
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee p230
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast p094
- Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge p20
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p380