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Vitis vulpina - Frost Grape Wild, old growth woody vine with (very sturdy) tendrils climbing and wrapping around hardwoods and pines in a mostly shaded mixed hardwood forest. Bark peels away easily from older sections of the vine. Clusters of purple to dark blue berries/fruits opposite leaves on stem. Leaves large (about the size of my hands) and somewhat heart shaped, smooth top surface, and very lightly lobed/serrated.<br />
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Habitat:<br />
Wrapping around hardwoods and pines in a mostly shaded mixed hardwood forest.<br />
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Habitat:<br />
Wrapping around hardwoods and pines in a mostly shaded mixed hardwood forest.<br />
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Vitis vulpina - Frost Grape

Wild, old growth woody vine with (very sturdy) tendrils climbing and wrapping around hardwoods and pines in a mostly shaded mixed hardwood forest. Bark peels away easily from older sections of the vine. Clusters of purple to dark blue berries/fruits opposite leaves on stem. Leaves large (about the size of my hands) and somewhat heart shaped, smooth top surface, and very lightly lobed/serrated.

Habitat:
Wrapping around hardwoods and pines in a mostly shaded mixed hardwood forest.

Vitis vulpina - Frost Grape Wild, old growth woody vine with (very sturdy) tendrils climbing and wrapping around hardwoods and pines in a mostly shaded mixed hardwood forest. Bark peels away easily from older sections of the vine. Clusters of purple to dark blue berries/fruits opposite leaves on stem. Leaves large (about the size of my hands) and somewhat heart shaped, smooth top surface, and very lightly lobed/serrated.<br />
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Habitat:<br />
Wrapping around hardwoods and pines in a mostly shaded mixed hardwood forest.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/56286/vitis_vulpina_-_frost_grape.html Frost grape,Geotagged,Summer,United States,Vitis vulpina,berries,climbing vine,grape,grapes,plant,plantae,vine,vitales,vitis,wild grape,wild grapes

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''Vitis vulpina'' is a North American species of herbaceous perennial vines in the grape family. It is widespread across most of the eastern and central United States as well as the Canadian Province of Ontario.

The genus name ''Vitis'' comes from the Latin word for "vine" and the species name ''vulpina'' comes from the Latin word for "fox-like" or belonging to a fox. It is believed that foxes were attracted to this type of grapevine and Linnaeus, used the term ''vulpina'' to differentiate.. more

Similar species: Vitales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jan 5, 2018. Captured Aug 27, 2017 10:08 in 233 Hopewell Dr, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm