Have a Scuppernong!


scuppernong-grapesScuppernong, a wild grape native of the South that can survive scorching temperatures and produce as much as 30 pounds of fruit yearly. The rampant vines can smother trees, so grow them on an arbor.

Source: http://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/National-Wildlife/Gardening/Archives/2013/Native-Plants-You-Can-Eat.aspx?s_email_id=20151114_MEM_ENG_Habitat_News_November_Edition|MTMemHab

north-carolina-flagScuppernong, is a river and lake in No. Carolina, first Known Use: 1805-1815, an Americanism. Source: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scuppernong

 

 

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