|Vitis vulpina - Fox Grape|
V. vulpina can be either semi-deciduous or deciduous. It blooms yellow flowers in May to June. The flowers are arranged in compound panicles with 5 yellow petals, 5 sepals and 5 stamen. The leaves are arranged alternately with a cordate shape. Venation is palmate. Unlike other wild grapes there are no tufts of hair present on the leaves. Tendrils appear every third leaf oppositely are reddish in color and used for growth along surfaces. The grapes are tiny and dark purple. It is commonly used for made refreshing drinks. The grapes and the vine itself have many uses ranging from herbal remedies to edible delicacies. Many parts of the plant are used in herbal medicines. The leaves of the plant are used sometimes for liver treatments because they are considered hepatic. When the leaves are wilted, they are used as a poultice to relieve tenderness of the breasts after childbirth. The bark can be infused to treat urinary problems.