Humulus pubescens (E. Small) Tembrock. Phen: Jul-Aug; Sep-Oct. Hab: Disturbed areas, particularly in rich, alluvial soils. Dist: NY and PA south to NC and ne. GA and west to MN, NE, KA, and AR. While native in North America, the native distribution is obscure; it is not clear whether the few occurrences east of the Blue Ridge (including those in NC and VA) are native, or adventive from farther west.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = K4, Tembrock, McAleer, & Gilligan (2016); = Humulus lupulus L. var. pubescens E.Small – Ar, C, FNA3, GrPl, Il, K1, NY, Pa, Small (1978); < Humulus lupulus L. – F, G, K3, RAB, S, Va, W