E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Humulus lupulus var. lupuloides L.
Cannabaceae (Hemp family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

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Distribution of Humulus lupulus var. lupuloides
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Species Information

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Perennial herbaceous vine; stems twining, rough, up to 10 m long.
Opposite, heart-shaped at the base, stipulate, 3-5 lobed, strongly toothed, rough-hairy, 4-10 cm long.
Inflorescence of unisexual axillary flowers; female flowers in cylindric spikes, greenish-yellow, 3-5 cm long, yellow-glandular especially at the base of the bracts; male flowers in panicles.
Achenes, hidden by enlarged bracts.

Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

Habitat / Range

Ditches and disturbed areas in the lowland zone; infrequent in SW and SC BC, known only from the lower Fraser Valley and N Okanagan; introduced from Europe or elsewhere in North America.

Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

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