Irish wildflowers BSBI map

Hop, Humulus lupulus, Hopa
Photographs: Sherkin Island, Co. Cork

Humulus lupulus
Family: Cannabaceae

Flowering: July-September. Climbing perennial. Introduced.

Dioecious with panicles of green male flowers and pale green clusters of female flowers. The deciduous leaves are pposite, lobed and coarse-toothed leaves. Stems are square and hairy, climbing or twining up to 6m

An occasional garden escape or relic of cultivation growing in hedgerows, scrub and at the edge of woodland. Prefers loam or peaty soils.

Hop, Humulus lupulus, Hopa

Hop, Humulus lupulus, Hopa
Hop, Humulus lupulus, Hopa

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