muscadine grape Vitaceae Vitis rotundifolia Michx. Listen to the Latin   symbol: VIRO3
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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.
Looks like: summer grape
No range map exists for this species. See a map of the states in which Vitis rotundifolia can be found (opens a new window). USDA Plants Database
Vitis rotundifolia is native to North America.

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