Vitis rupestris Scheele. Phen: Apr-Jun; Aug-Sep. Hab: Along streams and in riverbank scour areas and gravel bars, especially in calcareous regions. Dist: MD, WV, sw. PA west to MO, south to VA, c. TN, and n. AR.
ID notes:Recognizable by its sprawling habit (stems usually < 2 m long) and leaves that are wider than long and folded along the midvein. Ciliate leaf margins are also a good character to separate it from V. riparia, which has smooth leaf margins.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA12, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Pa, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WV, Moore (1991); = n/a – Il