Wild Grapes – 9/7/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 9/7/20

Observation Time: 5:30 p.m.

Observation Location: Conservation land at Morse & Lakeview

Common Name: Wild Grapes

Scientific Name: Vitis spp.

Comments: Wild grapevines are native to eastern North America.

I smelled these wild grapes before I saw the grapevine laden with purple fruit climbing a tree beside the trail.

Be careful not to confuse wild grapes, which are edible, with Canadian Moon Seeds, which are poisonous.

More Information: Identifying Wild Grapes or Gardening Knowhow