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Vitis aestivalis Michx.
Summer grape

Family: Vitaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central North America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida


SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For an image, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Vitis aestivalis available from :

Vitis aestivalis has been found in the following 18 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Doubtfully Present
Bill Sadowski Park Present Native
Blazingstar Preserve Present Native
Camp Owaissa Bauer Doubtfully Present
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Reported
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Harden Hammock Doubtfully Present
High Ridge Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Tropical Park Doubtfully Present

Vitis aestivalis has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Vitis aestivalis has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Hammock
Prairie Hammock