Muscadine

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Muscadine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Vitales
Family: Vitaceae
Genus: Vitis
Subgenus: Muscadinia
Species: V. rotundifolia
Binomial name
Vitis rotundifolia Michx.

Muscadine is a grapevine species. It is in the southeastern United States. They grow well in a warm and humid climate.

Muscadine berries are bronze to dark purple to black in color when ripe. However, many wild varieties stay green. Their skin is very tough. To eat the raw fruit a person bites a small hole in the skin to suck out the pulp inside. Muscadines are not only eaten fresh, but also are used in making wine, juice, and jelly.