Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Vitis riparia Michx. image
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Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Robert Bierman
Family Vitaceae
Vitis riparia Michx.
frost grape, river bank grape
Vitis: the Latin name for the grape
riparia: Latin generally meaning "growing near river banks or lakes"
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial woody vine

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All Vitis list Ethnobotany Information Google- Images or Text
Vitis riparia Michx. var. praecox Engelm. ex L.H.Bailey
Vitis riparia Michx. var. syrticola (Fernald & Wiegand) Fernald
Vitis vulpina L. subsp. riparia (Michx.) R.T.Clausen
Vitis vulpina L. var. praecox (Engelm. ex L.H.Bailey) L.H.Bailey
Vitis vulpina L. var. syrticola Fernald & Wiegand

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