OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 17 taxa in the family Vitaceae, Grape family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Creeper

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Parthenocissus quinquefolia   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Parthenocissus quinquefolia   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Parthenocissus quinquefolia 120-01-001   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in swamp forests, bottomlands, maritime forests and thickets, rock outcrops, mesic forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Thicket Creeper, Woodbine

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Parthenocissus inserta   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Parthenocissus vitacea   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in maritime thickets, rich alluvial forests, rich forests over mafic rocks, roadsides, and dumps

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Muscadine, Scuppernong

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Muscadinia rotundifolia var. rotundifolia   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis rotundifolia var. rotundifolia   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis rotundifolia 120-02-001   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in dry upland forests (especially sandy or rocky), other forests, swamps, dunes, roadsides, thickets

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Munson Grape, Bullace Grape

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Muscadinia rotundifolia var. munsoniana   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis rotundifolia var. munsoniana   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in pinelands, scrub, floodplain forests, banks of blackwater rivers

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fox Grape

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vitis labrusca   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis labrusca   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis labrusca 120-02-002   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in forests and woodlands, wet, moist, and dry

Common (uncommon in GA Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Frost Grape, Winter Grape, Chicken Grape

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vitis vulpina   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis vulpina   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis vulpina 120-02-003   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in forests and woodlands, primarily upland, but also in bottomlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Possum Grape

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Vitis baileyana   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis cinerea var. baileyana   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis baileyana 120-02-004   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in forests and woodlands, mostly bottomlands

Common (rare in Coastal Plain, uncommon in GA Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Summer Grape

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vitis aestivalis var. aestivalis   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis aestivalis var. aestivalis   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis aestivalis var. aestivalis 120-02-005a   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in forests & woodlands, mostly upland

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Silverleaf Grape

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor   FAMILY: Vitaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Vitis aestivalis var. bicolor   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis aestivalis var. argentifolia 120-02-005b   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in forests and woodlands, mostly upland

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Florida Grape

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Vitis simpsonii   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis cinerea var. floridana   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis cinerea var. floridana 120-02-006b   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in hammocks, floodplain and other moist forests

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Riverbank Grape

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vitis riparia   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis riparia   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitis riparia 120-02-007x   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in forests and woodlands, mostly moist to wet

Uncommon in NC Coastal Plain (rare in NC Piedmont & NC Mountains)

Native to North Carolina

 


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Common Name: European Wine Grape

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Vitis vinifera   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitis vinifera   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it . It is increasingly cultivated in our area

Rare, as well as waif(s)

Non-native

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Peppervine

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Nekemias arborea   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ampelopsis arborea   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ampelopsis arborea 120-03-001   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in swamp forests, marshes, wet thickets, moist to wet maritime forests

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Porcelain-berry, Amur Peppervine

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ampelopsis glandulosa   FAMILY: Vitaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Ampelopsis brevipedunculata   FAMILY: Vitaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ampelopsis brevipedunculata 120-03-002   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it on riverbanks, in thickets and disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: northeast Asia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Ampelopsis, Raccoon-grape, False-grape

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ampelopsis cordata   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ampelopsis cordata   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ampelopsis cordata 120-03-003   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests, bottomlands, and thickets, particularly where disturbed

Uncommon in SC, rare in GA-NC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Marine-ivy

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Cissus trifoliata   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cissus trifoliata   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it on coastal hammocks, dunes, in disturbed coastal areas

Rare, the more northerly occurrences introduced

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Bushkiller, Sorrel Vine

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Causonis japonica   FAMILY: Vitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cayratia japonica   FAMILY: Vitaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, suburban woodlands

Rare

Non-native: southeast Asia

 


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