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Name for the vine species Vitis riparia; look there.

One of about 30 American species or Wild vines with complete botanical name Vitis riparia Michx. It was first introduced by the French botanist André Michaux (1746-1802) in 1802 and cataloged, which is immortalized in the botanical name for this reason. Together with the two species Vitis acerifolia and Vitis rupestris she forms the group Ripariae. Trivial synonyms include Bermuda Wine, Fragrant Vine, Frost Grape , Riverbank Grape, Shore Vine, Vid Americana and Videira Americana. Vitis riparia is the most widespread wild vines in North America of all Vitis species and is found mainly in the south Canada, as well as in the vast majority of US states except the southernmost.

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