Genus: Vitis

grape

Vitis leaf blades have two types of hairs: fine, curly ones that that lie flat against the leaf surface, and thicker, straight ones that stick up from the surface. Look for these two hair types to help identify species. Reference: Moore (1991).

Family

Vitaceae (grape family)

This Genus’s Species in New England:

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