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Humulus lupulus L.
USDA Symbol: hulu
USDA Native Status: L48 (NI), CAN (NI)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Vine Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
, WY Canada: MB
EDIBLE PARTS: Extracts of fruit
bracts used to flavour beer. (Poisonous Plants of N.C.) Warning:
POISONOUS PARTS: Leaves, flowers, pollen. Skin irritation upon contact. Toxic principle: Volative oils and bitter acids. (Poisonous Plants of N.C.) Fragrant Flowers:
Butterflies Larval Host:
Question Mark, Red Admiral
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2012-06-26
Research By: TWC Staff