Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3470

Woody vine
Perennial
Polygamous

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in forests and woodlands, mostly upland, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellowish-green
Bisexual & unisexual
Radially symmetrical
Calyx usually unlobed
5 petals
5 stamens, abortive in pistillate flowers
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Purple
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Vitales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor   FAMILY Vitaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor   FAMILY Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 120-02-005b:
Vitis aestivalis var. argentifolia   FAMILY Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Vitis aestivalis var. argentifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Vitis bicolor

 

COMMON NAME:
Silverleaf Grape


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image of Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_vibi5_001_lvd

        

image of Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm140621_123

June    Greenville County    SC

Foothills Trail

image of Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm140621_125

June    Oconee County    SC

Foothills Trail

image of Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm140621_128

June    Oconee County    SC

Foothills Trail

image of Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm140621_131

June    Oconee County    SC

Foothills Trail

image of Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm140627_449

June    Transylvania County    NC

Foothills Trail

image of Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm140627_451

June    Transylvania County    NC

Foothills Trail

image of Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm120825_962

August    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

image of Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm140816_708

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

Mature leaves glaucous beneath and glabrous to glabrate beneath, per Weakley's Flora.


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