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Age (in years) of a scuppernong grapevine thought to be the oldest vine in North America. Called “Mother Vine,” it’s located on North Carolina’s Roanoke Island and was probably planted either by Native Americans or an early colony of settlers on the island who mysteriously disappeared in 1590. The vine’s trellised canes stretch 30 feet by 120 feet.

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