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Grape vine


Classification:

Family:  Vitaceae, grape family
Genus:  Vitis 

Leaves:
Leaves are large, coarsely toothed.

Bark:
Mature vines have loose bark.

Flowers:
Flowers are small, white or greenish.

Fruit:
Fruit is small, blue-black berry, edible but usually sour. Fruit is produced in a branched cluster like a bunch of small grapes.

More Information:

Tendrils spread by curling around branches, small trees, and other stems. Vines may be long-lived, stout, reach into upper canopy of trees. Vines probably become established when trees are young.   

The genus name, Vitis, is from the Latin for "grapevine."

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