Vitis arizonica

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Canyon grape
Vitis arizonica 1.jpg
Canyon grape in Icebox Canyon, Spring Mountains, southern Nevada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Vitales
Family: Vitaceae
Genus: Vitis
Species: V. arizonica
Binomial name
Vitis arizonica
Engelm. [1]

V. arizonica var. glabra Munson[1]

Vitis arizonica, commonly known as Canyon grape, is a North American species of wild grape. It is a deciduous vine.


In the Southwestern United States it is found in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and southern Utah; in northern Mexico it is found in the states of Sonora and Tamaulipas.[1]

In Arizona, Vitis arizonica is found in all counties, except a few in the south in the lowest elevation Sonoran Desert ecoregion. [2] It is native to the Grand Canyon.



  1. ^ a b c  Species was first published in Amer. Naturalist 2:321. 1868 GRIN (May 23, 2009). "Vitis arizonica information from NPGS/GRIN". Taxonomy for Plants. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Retrieved May 12, 2010. 
  2. ^ USDA Arizona counties

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