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Taxon: Vitis mustangensis Buckley

Genus: Vitis subgenus: Vitis
Family: Vitaceae subfamily: Vitoideae
Nomen number: 316282
Place of publication: Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 1861[13]:451. 1862
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 03-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Mar-2015
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
Accessions: 71 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

  • Mustang grape   (Source: M. O. Moore, p.c.) – English

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: graft stock relative for wine grape   (fide Cepag & Vignobl 60. 1988)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wine grape   (fide Acta Hort 799:49. 2008, based on phylogenetic affinities)

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)


  • Aradhya, M. et al. 2008. Genetic structure, differentiation, and phylogeny of the genus Vitis: implications for genetic conservation. Acta Hort. 799:43–49.
  • Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:205.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Cousins, P. et al. 2003. Genetic analysis of root-knot nematode resistance derived from Vitis mustangensis. Acta Hort. 603:149–155.
  • Cousins, P. et al. 2007. USDA ARS Research in grape rootstock breeding and genetics. Acta Hort. 733:51–58.
  • Dufour, R. 2006. Grapes: Organic production. ATTRA Public. 1–44.
  • Duncan, W. H. 1975. Woody vines of the southeastern United States.
  • Galet, P. 1988. Les vignes américaines. In: Galet, P., Cépages et vignobles de France. 2nd ed. Montpellier, France 1:60.
  • Me, C. et al. 2009. Molecular markers associated with resistance to the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne arenaria from Vitis mustangensis. Acta Hort. 827:607–610.
  • Moore, M. O. 1991. Classification and systematics of eastern North American Vitis L. (Vitaceae) north of Mexico. Sida 14:358.
  • Moore, M. O. 1998. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Péros, J.-P. et al. 2010. Genetic variation and biogeography of the disjunct Vitis subgenus Vitis (Vitaceae). J. Biogeogr. 38:471–486. [as V. candicans].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. [= V. candicans Engelm. ex A. Gray].


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Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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