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Bullit grape

Trivial synonym (also Bullace Grape) for the vine species Vitis rotundifolia; see there.

One of about 30 American species or wild vines with the complete botanical name Vitis rotundifolia Michx. The French botanist André Michaux (1746-1802) is honoured in the name. It is the only species of the vine subgenus Muscadinia. It does not therefore belong to the subgenus Vitis like the other American and Asian species and the European Vitis vinifera. Strictly speaking, therefore, the name Muscadinia rotundifolia should be. In most sources, however, the name Vitis ritundifolia is used. Trivial synonyms are Bird Grape, Bullace Grape, Bullit Grape, Currant Grape, Muscadine Grape, Roanoke, Southern Fox Grape and Vigne Musquée.

Vitis rotundifolia - Trauben und Blätter

The species Muscadinia is divided into three varieties. The Vitis rotundifolia Michx. var. munsoniana is restricted to Florida. The Vitis rotundifolia Michx. var. rotundifolia populates the southeastern quarter of the USA from Indiana to Texas. It thrives best where the cotton...

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