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Ampelopsis cordata Michaux. Heartleaf Peppervine, Raccoon-grape, False-grape. Phen: Apr-Jun; Jul-Sep. Hab: Moist forests, bottomlands, and thickets, particularly where disturbed. Dist: E. VA south to Panhandle FL, west to TX, north in the interior to s. OH, s. IN, s. IL, MO, and NE; also introduced at scattered sites inland.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, Fl3, FNA12, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, NE, NY, RAB, S, S13, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3; = n/a – Tat

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Great Plains: FAC
  • Midwest: FAC
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FAC

Heliophily ?: 5

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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Joey Shaw source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Aidan Campos source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Joey Shaw source | Original Image ⭷


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