Species Detail

Ampelopsis cordata
raccoon grapes

Scientific Name:  
Ampelopsis cordata
Common Name:  
raccoon grapes
Myaamia Name:  
Harvest Seasons:  
Summer, Fall
Deciduous Swamp no coniferous domts.
Growth Forms:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Ampelopsis cordata
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Steyermark, J.A. 1963 Description  a vine with grape-like leaves that is often mistaken for true grapes; Vitis spp.; which has berries that turn from green to shades or orange; rose; purple and finally turquoise; and is thus very ornamental. It is also a high climbing vine; growing up and covering the tops of the tallest trees in undisturbed forests
Gatschet, A.S. ca. 1895 Use - Unknown  coon grape p. 816 & 1780 –
Dunn, J.P. Circa 1900 Use - Unknown  mihsipakimi
Botanical Sources  
Ampelopsis cordata
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Related Sources  
Ampelopsis cordata
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
Dunn, J.P. Circa 1900   the word mishsipakimini literally means leaf berries; and Finely believed it meant coon grapes
No Reference Specified   leaf berries could indicate that this plant has the lleaves similar in morpohology to the true grape vine; while