Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about American Ampelopsis from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Vitales
American Ampelopsis, Raccoon-grape, False-grape
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JK Marlow jkm150519_077b
May Calhoun County SC
Congaree Bluffs Heritage Preserve
Inflorescence noticeably broader than long. Flower petals separate, per www.missouriplants.com.
Terry Holdsclaw tdh_ampelopsis_cordatab
May Chester County SC
Landsford Canal State Park
Leaves simple, grape-like, not lobed, to 12cm long and 9cm wide, per Weakley's Flora.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_ampelopsis_cordata_3
The fruit is a blue berry, not edible by humans, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.