wild grape

Wild grapes- Vitis spp.

Vitaceae (Grape family)

MI Status


Life cycle

Perennial woody vines.


Alternate, simple, often three-lobed with toothed margins and palmate veins.


Wrapping, forked and arising opposite from the leaves.


Climbing, woody vines. Paperlike bark shreds in strips. Young stems are green and turn brown with age.

Flowers and fruit

The green and yellow flowers occur in clusters and are relatively inconspicuous. Fruit are small, purple to black grapes (berries).


Seeds. Often dispersed by birds. Stems and stumps may resprout.

WIld Grape Flowers
WIld Grape Seedlings
Wild Grape Seedling
Wild Grape Leaf
Wild Grape Leaf
Wild Grape Tendril
Wild Grape Tendril

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