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16b. Vitis cinerea (Engelmann) Millardet var. helleri (L. H. Bailey) M. O. Moore, Sida. 14: 352. 1991.

Little mountain or Spanish grape, uva cimarrona Little mountain or Spanish grape, uva cimarrona

Vitis cordifolia Michaux var. helleri L. H. Bailey in A. Gray et al., Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 1(1,2): 424. 1897; V. berlandieri Planchon; V. cinerea var. berlandieri (Planchon) Comeaux; V. helleri (L. H. Bailey) Small

Branchlets slightly angled, arachnoid, not hirtellous; nodes usually not red-banded. Leaf blade apex acute, abaxial surface sparsely hirtellous and arachnoid to glabrate. Berries moderately to heavily glaucous. 2n = 38.

Flowering May–Jun; fruiting Aug–Oct. Canyons, limestone slopes, floodplains; 100–700 m; Tex.; Mexico (Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas).

Variety helleri in the flora area is most common on the Edwards Plateau but found also in the Cross Timbers and Prairies region and the Blackland Prairie. It has more compact and shorter infructescences, more glaucous fruits than the other varieties, and may be more appropriately recognized at the species rank as Vitis berlandieri.


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