Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants


 
Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission





Northern Fox Grape
Vitis labrusca
Family: Vitaceae

Protection Status:
State Status:  T
USFWS Status: {null}

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S2S3

P
Habitat:
Mesic to wet woodland borders.

Species Description:
Woody vine.

Phenology:
Flowering Period: Early May to late July.
Fruiting Period: Early August to late October.

Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
This grape species has branched tendrils and the bark is shreddy. The tendrils are present at 3 or more consecutive nodes. Leaves are reddish wooly on the lower side. The fruit a large, > 15 cm.

Management:
Disturbance such as ATV trails, timber removal or any activity that results in increased erosion and weed invasion will be detrimental.


Global Range:
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Known Kentucky Occurrences:

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Frankfort,KY 40601
Phone: (502) 573-2886
Fax: (502) 573-2355
Email:
naturepreserves@ky.gov
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