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Vitis monticola Buckley
sweet mountain grape

General Information
Symbol: VIMO2
Group: Dicot
Family: Vitaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Vine
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   




Symbol Scientific Name
VIAEM Vitis aestivalis Michx. var. monticola (Buckley) Engelm.
VICH7 Vitis champanii auct. non Planch. p.p.
VIFO Vitis foexana Planch.
VIMO9 Vitis montana Buckley ex Foëx
VITE5 Vitis texana Munson


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rhamnales
Family Vitaceae – Grape family
Genus Vitis L. – grape
Species Vitis monticola Buckley – sweet mountain grape

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds.
Prohibited noxious weed 1
1when growing in groups of 100 or more and not pruned, sprayed, cultivated, or otherwise maintained for two consecutive years



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Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover