Trivial synonym (Maple-Leaf Grape) for the vine species Vitis acerifolia; see there.
One of the approximately 30 American species or wild vines with the full botanical name Vitis acerifolia Raf. It was first described in 1830 by the French polymath Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz (1783-1840), who is immortalised in the botanical name for this reason. Together with the species Vitis riparia and Vitis rupestris it forms the group Ripariae. Old names are Vitis longii after...
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