deltoid, ovate, suborbicular
May - July
5.0 - 40.0
The genus Ampelopsis is distinguished from other members of the grape family by stems which have a white pith that is not continuous through the nodes. This species also has flower clusters that are compact and broad while grapes have clusters which are elongated. Base of leaf straight across (not cordate) not angled upward.
Most common in low woods and marshes. In prairies it is most common in areas colonized by trees, along fence rows and in areas where birds can perch.
Rich woodlands and bottomlands along rivers.