Possum Grape


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Possum Grape

A wild grape about the size of a pea that is mostly skin and seeds. Possum grape is a colloquial name applied to at least two different varieties of grapes, Vitus virginiana and Vitus vulpina. The latter was also called winter grape, sour winter grape, frost grape, and fox grape.
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Wild grapes of all sorts--fox grapes, 'possum grapes, muscadines, scuppernongs (actually a domestic grape that often goes wild) and others--are also quite sweet.