young leaves can be boiled. The grapes are too acid to eat in quantity and
are best prepared in juice, jelly or other cooked recipes. |
Technology: The fruit produces a grey violet dye. Grapevine has also been used in the basketry of Native Americans of the western United states.
Note: Beware of look-alike Moonseed which has a similar leaf and a single seed in the shape of a flat crescent on the inside of each fruit.
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