Wild grapes: Vitis vinifera Grapes are somewhat isolated in the rosid group, requiring their own order with just a single family, Vitaceae. These wild grapes, hanging like gems from a necklace, were found growing near painter Kate Nessler’s farm in Arkansas.
Common Grape Vine (Vitis vinifera). Origin: Mediterranean region, central Europe, and southwestern Asia, from Morocco and Portugal north to southern Germany and east to northern Iran. It can be green, red, or purple (black). Grapes can be eaten raw or they can be used for making wine, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar, and grape seed oil.