hoptree


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hop·tree

 (hŏp′trē′)
n.
A deciduous small tree or shrub (Ptelea trifoliata) of eastern North America, having trifoliolate leaves and flat waferlike seeds that were formerly used as a substitute for hops in brewing beer.
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The sand accretion also has likely provided favorable conditions for addition of such species as black oak, sand cherry, and hoptree (Fig.
Three were females laying eggs on a hoptree shrub near the creek mouth.
Several vascular plants officially listed as species at risk either federally (under the Canadian Species At Risk Act, SARA) or provincially (under the Ontario Endangered Species Act 2007) occur on the Canadian Erie Islands, including Grand Redstem (Ammania robusta), Atlantic Camas (Camassia scilloides), Dwarf Hackberry (Celtis tenuifolia), Blue Ash (Fraxinus quadrangulata), Kentucky Coffcetrec (Gymnocladus dioicus), Crimson-Eyed Rose-Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos), American Water-Willow (Justicia americana), Brown Wide-Lip Orchid (Liparis liliifolia), Red Mulberry (Morus rubra), Eastern Prickly-Pear (Opuntia bumifusa), Common Hoptree (Ptelea trifoliata) and Climbing Rose (Rosa setigera) (COSEWIC 2009; Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources 2009).