Vitis riparia

ClassificationDicots
FamilyVitaceae
Family (Traditional)Vitaceae
GenusVitis
SpeciesVitis riparia Michx.
Common NameRiverbank Grape
Growth Habitvine - liana
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: vine - liana; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Palmate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Cordate;Orbicular;Ovate; Leaf/Leaflet Apex Shape: Acuminate;Apiculate;Caudate; Leaf/Leaflet Base Shape: Cordate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Lobed and Serrate;Serrate; Stipules: Stipulate;
Flower Sexuality: Polygamous; Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color: Greenish; Petal Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Petal Fusion: Distinct; Sepal Fusion: Connate; Stamen Number: Equal to perianth; Ovary Position: Hypogynous; CarpelType: Syncarpous; Placentation Types: Basal; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Flower Color2: White; Fruit Color: Blue ;
*Average C-Value: 2.9
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Vitis vulpina var. syrticola Vitis vulpina var. syrticola Fernald & Wiegand

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bracken (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Casey (KY), Fulton (KY), Graves (KY), Jefferson (KY), Larue (KY), Lewis (KY), McCracken (KY), Mason (KY), Meade (KY), Mercer (KY), Oldham (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Warren (KY), Wolfe (KY), DeKalb (TN), Hardeman (TN), Jackson (TN), Lake (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1939 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100706942 Carlisle Kentucky 13 May 1971 Elizabeth M. Browne
71E16.3
EKY
Vitis riparia
31234100852399 Powell Kentucky 16 Sep 1988 R.C. Clark
21838
EKY
Vitis riparia
31234100706959 Mason Kentucky 14 Jun 1999 Ross C. Clark
24794
EKY
Vitis riparia
31234100852407 Wolfe Kentucky 30 Jul 1988 R.C. Clark
21678
EKY
Vitis riparia
BEREA022716 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Vitis riparia
BEREA022720 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Vitis riparia
31973000013712 Campbell Kentucky Thieret, John
60177
KNK
Vitis riparia
TENN-V-0146206 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Vitis riparia
TENN-V-0146207 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Vitis riparia
TENN-V-0146204 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Vitis riparia
TENN-V-0146536 Graves Kentucky
TENN
Vitis riparia
TENN-V-0146203 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Vitis riparia
TENN-V-0146205 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Vitis riparia
APSC0078020 Warren Kentucky 17 May 1970
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0078018 Rockcastle Kentucky 04 Jul 1977 Rich Hannan
APSC
Vitis riparia
31234100722469 Fulton Kentucky 29 Jun 1962 E.T. Browne, Jr.
5598
EKY
Vitis riparia
31234100706967 Oldham Kentucky 11 May 1981 Richard Hannan
6322
EKY
Vitis riparia
BEREA022719 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Vitis riparia
BEREA022717 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Vitis riparia
BEREA022718 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Vitis riparia
31973000013711 Lewis Kentucky 29 Jul 1995 Gelis, Rudy
M2-685
KNK
Vitis riparia
31973000013710 Bracken Kentucky 01 Jul 1980 Thieret, John
52252
KNK
Vitis riparia
31973000013713 Oldham Kentucky 31 May 2005 Thieret, John
61932
KNK
Vitis riparia
31973000013714 Bracken Kentucky 30 Jun 1983 Buddell, George
2227
KNK
Vitis riparia
TENN-V-0146535 Carlisle Kentucky
TENN
Vitis riparia
APSC0071079 Mercer Kentucky 25 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0000028 Stewart Tennessee 03 Jun 1991 J Joyner, E W Chester
804
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0000043 Stewart Tennessee 30 Aug 1968 H R Brock
3660
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0050873 Larue Kentucky 23 May 1993 Landon McKinney
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0000094 Montgomery Tennessee 01 Sep 1947 A Clebsch
1093
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0000098 Montgomery Tennessee 08 Sep 2012 Justin Beaty
39
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0049076 Montgomery Tennessee 13 Sep 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0077273 Jefferson Kentucky 29 Jun 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0000095 Montgomery Tennessee 19 Jun 1972 F Dodson
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0000022 Stewart Tennessee 06 Sep 1984 E W Chester
84-530
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0000032 Montgomery Tennessee 19 Jun 1972 F Dodson
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0000030 Montgomery Tennessee 15 Jun 1972 F Dodson
S.N.
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0078785 Casey Kentucky 20 Jun 1939 Mary Wharton
APSC
Vitis riparia
HTTU031584 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Vitis riparia
APSC0000096 Montgomery Tennessee 13 Sep 1947 A Clebsch
1091
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0078783 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0078782 Jefferson Kentucky 10 Oct 1957 Charles Gunn
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0078019 Warren Kentucky 16 May 1970
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0071114 Pulaski Kentucky 12 Jun 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0078786 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0080267 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0092974 McCracken Kentucky 18 Oct 2017 Mason Brock
APSC
Vitis riparia
APSC0078784 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Vitis riparia
HTTU023952 Wilson Tennessee
HTTU
Vitis riparia
MTSU005577 DeKalb Tennessee 24 Apr 1987 David Seber
MTSU
Vitis riparia
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Vitis riparia - Joey Shaw
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