humulus humulus


  • (n) hops: hardy perennial vines of Europe, North America and central and eastern Asia producing a latex sap; in some classifications included in the family Urticaceae


  • Fresh-Hop Harvest

    Boise brewers look to local hops for new creations. by Tara Morgan On sprawling farms clustered around Wilder and Greenleaf, thousands of green Humulus lupulus vines snake vigorously skyward. A relative of marijuana, these hop plants produce resiny, cone-shaped flowers prized for their use as a bittering agent in beer.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on September 18, 2013     Source: Boise Weekly

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