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