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Is a hop a fruit?

Is a hop a fruit?

Hops have fragrant, wind-pollinated flowers that attract butterflies. The female cone-shaped fruits from H. lupulus are used by breweries to preserve and flavor beer, and so H. lupulus is widely cultivated for use by the brewing industry .Humulus lupulus.Common hopClade:RosidsOrder:RosalesFamily:CannabaceaeGenus:Humulus