Scientific name: Anthophyta: Dicotyledonae: Urticales: Cannabinaceae: Humulus japonicus
Common Name: Japanese Hops
Date: 28 April 2001
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Georgetown University
Keywords: forb green flowers Japanese Hops light perennial yellow flowers vine
Additional Information: This species is native to Japan.
It escapes from gardens in the U.S. and can choke out native species.
People use Common Hops (Humulus lupulus, native to Europe and U.S., in beer.
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Fernald, M. L. 1950. Gray's Manual of Botany. Eight Edition. American Book Company, New York, NY. 1632 pp. Page 556.