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Name (also river vine) for the vine species Vitis riparia; look there.

One of about 30 American species or Wild vines with full botanical name Vitis riparia Michx. It was first introduced by the French botanist André Michaux (1746-1802) in 1802 and cataloged, which is for this reason immortalized in the botanical name. Together with the two species Vitis acerifolia and Vitis rupestris she forms the group Ripariae. Trivial synonyms include Bermuda Wine, Frost Grape , Riverbank Grape, Vid Americana and Videira Americana. Vitis riparia is the most widespread wild vine species 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.

Vitis riparia - grape and leaf

As a vigorous and tree-climbing liana,...

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