Vitis girdiana

Desert wild grape

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   shrub
  • Flower Size:   minute
  • Inflorescence Size:   < 1 in
  • Flower Type:   clustered
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   green
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low - medium
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   6,300
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Vitis girdiana

Common Name:Southern california grape

Vitis girdiana, a dicot, is a vine, shrub that is native to California.

US Distribution:extends only slightly beyond CA borders
Plant Community(s):Southern Oak Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Humboldt, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Mendocino, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura, Yolo

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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