Vitis cinerea var. cinerea

Synonyms: Vitis aestivalis var. canescens Engelmann V. cinerea var. canescens (Engelmann) L. H. Bailey
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 14. Mentioned on page 13.

Branchlets distinctly angled, densely hirtellous and arachnoid; nodes sometimes red-banded. Leaf blade apex acuminate, abaxial surface moderately arachnoid and hirtellous. Berries slightly glaucous. 2n = 38.

Phenology: Flowering late May–Jun; fruiting Jul–Oct.
Habitat: Floodplains, lowland woods, pond and stream margins.
Elevation: 0–500 m.


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Ala., Ark., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Miss., Mo., Nebr., Okla., Tenn., Tex.


Variety cinerea is most common in rich bottomlands of the Mississippi River basin; in Texas, it is found only in the eastern part of the state, where it intergrades with var. helleri southwest of the Brazos River.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

Michael O. Moore† +  and Jun Wen +
(Engelmann) Millardet +
Vitis aestivalis var. cinerea +
Ala. +, Ark. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, Nebr. +, Okla. +, Tenn. +  and Tex. +
0–500 m. +
Floodplains, lowland woods, pond and stream margins. +
Flowering late May–Jun +  and fruiting Jul–Oct. +
Mém. Soc. Sci. Phys. Nat. Bordeaux, sér. +
Vitis aestivalis var. canescens +  and V. cinerea var. canescens +
Vitis cinerea var. cinerea +
Vitis cinerea +
variety +