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Humulus lupulus var. lupuloides

Humulus lupulus L. var. lupuloides E. Small

Common Hop

Cannabaceae (Hemp Family)

Synonym(s): Humulus americanus, Humulus lupulus ssp. americanus

USDA Symbol: HULUL

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple

Distribution

USA: CT , DE , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE

Benefit

Use Food: 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.)
Attracts: Butterflies
Larval Host: Question Mark, Red Admiral

Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)

Question Mark
(Polygonia interrogationis)

Larval Host
Learn more at BAMONA
Red Admiral
(Vanessa atalanta)

Larval Host
Learn more at BAMONA

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Toadshade Wildflower Farm - Frenchtown, NJ

Bibliography

Bibref 1186 - Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America (2005) Covell, C.V., Jr.
Bibref 1185 - Field Guide to Western Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides) (1999) Opler, P.A. and A.B. Wright

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Humulus lupulus var. lupuloides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Humulus lupulus var. lupuloides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Humulus lupulus var. lupuloides

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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