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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Vitis

View taxon page for Vitis

(For a list of species in Vitis, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Flower fruit spheric to ovoid, skin adherent to pulp; stem hairy, generally glabrous in age ..... V. vinifera

1' Flower unisexual; fruit spheric or 0, skin separating from pulp; stem ±  or glabrous

2. Leaf , glabrous, ± folded at midrib; stem climbing or not, < 1 m ..... [V. rupestris]

2' Leaf  to reniform, ± tomentose, not folded at midrib; stem climbing, > 1 m

3. Fruit purple, glaucous, generally > 8 mm wide if seeds 3–4; round structure  seed attachment  generally raised; stipules generally < 3.5 mm; stem tomentose when young, less so in age, nodal partitions generally 3–4 mm thick ..... V. californica

3' Fruit black, ± not glaucous, generally < 8 mm wide if seeds 3–4; round structure opposite seed attachment scar generally sunken; stipules generally > 3.5 mm; stem densely tomentose in youth, ± remaining so in age, nodal partitions generally 2–3 mm thick ..... V. girdiana



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