Plant ID forum: Odd looking grape vine?

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Name: Alyssa Blue
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AlyssaBlue
Jun 21, 2016 1:58 PM CST
Does anyone know what type of vine this is? I've seen what I consider the usual grape vine, but this is different. When it flowered it had a pleasant scent. The licorice red stems are throwing me off the ID. Any help would be appreciated!


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Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Jun 21, 2016 2:35 PM CST
Muscadine?
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Jun 21, 2016 2:43 PM CST
Looks like Southern Fox Grape (Vitis rotundifolia) to me too. I've never seen one in bloom and it sure is pretty!
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Name: Christine
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wildflowers
Jun 21, 2016 2:54 PM CST
I've never seen a Muscadine vine look that pretty. LOL! Maybe it's a Mustang grape, they usually fruit in clusters with more fruit than other wild grapes. Just guessing here. I'll probably be back after I look at our database and search the web.
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Name: Jean
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Moonhowl
Jun 21, 2016 2:55 PM CST
Here is a list to the wild grape species found in various parts of Ohio

Ohio wild grape species

http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/weedguide/single_weed.php?id...
Name: Christine
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wildflowers
Jun 21, 2016 2:57 PM CST
Here's what we have in our database: Mustang Grape (Vitis mustangensis)

Linda's first photo does seem to show a reddish tint to the vine.
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Name: Alyssa Blue
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AlyssaBlue
Jun 21, 2016 3:58 PM CST
Thanks! Yes, the vine is very red. Looks like those really long strands of licorice. I was thinking it was something purposely planted many years ago, apparently the previous owner had a fence with some grapes, then it spread, but it must be the birds doing it! It would be nice if it didn't get a woody stem.

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