Object: Grapevine - Grapes - Vitus

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 Photograph of Vitis rupestris from the book The Grapes of New York, 1908 by Ulysses Prentiss Hedrick

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Grapevines were present in New Amsterdam and continue to grow wild throughout the Hudson Valley.

See a detailed article on the archeology of plant life in New Amsterdam by Joel Grossman, PhD. here.  Courtesy of the Holland Society of New York.  

See Joel Grossman's work on plant life in New Amsterdam: https://www.geospatialarchaeology.com/index.html