Plant family: Vitaceae - Grape
Plant type: Vine
Plant origin: N/A, California
Coastal Sage Scrub, Riparian
Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam
Autumn Foliage, Edible , Exceptional Fragrance, Hedges and Screens, Important to Native People, Vines/Espaliers
Desert Wild Grape is a slow, climbing vine that is found is Desert Highlands and drier regions of Southern California. The pale yellow flowers set to grren, then dark blue berries in the fall. The leaves are fuzzy underneath and resemble a heart in shape, with cerrated edges to the pointy tip. The leaves turn to a dark red in the fall, bringing birds along with to feed on the berries before the onset of winter. It prefers full sun and is drought and frost resistant.
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