muscadine grape Vitaceae Vitis rotundifolia
Leaf:Alternate, simple, cordate to orbicular, coarsely serrated, may be 3 lobed, 4 to 6 inches long, green above, hairless greenish yellow below.
Flower:Small, greenish-white appearing in axillary panicles in late spring.
Fruit:Large, 1/2 to 1 inch in diameter, thick skinned berry, dark purple or bronze when ripe in late summer, occur in small loose, clusters.
Twig:Moderately stout, slightly angles, numerous lenticels, unbranched tendrils appear opposite the leaves, pith continuous through the nodes.
Bark:Smooth, dark greenish brown, later developing vertical grooves.
Form:High climbing vine with tendrils.