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[Subshrub], shrub, densely stellate-tomentose or - scabrous.
Leaf: petiole stout; blade lanceolate to ± round or cordate, ± entire or irregularly fine-toothed; stipules 2–5 mm.
Inflorescence: axillary racemes clustered terminally or flowers 1 in leaf axils [ panicle]; bractlets 0.
Flower: petals white, yellow, blue-lavender, rose, or pink; anthers at tip of filament tube; styles 6–11, > anthers, stigmas head-like.
Fruit: ± glabrous; segments 6–12, below indehiscent, firm, net-veined, above dehiscent, with 2 spreading, scarious wings.
Seed: 1–3 per segment, puberulent or minutely ridged.
4 species: sw US, nw Mex. (F.H. Horsford, VT botanist, collector, 1855–1923)
Unabridged references: [Fryxell 1985 Syst Bot 10:268–272; Fryxell 1988 Syst Bot Monogr 25:234–240]
1. Petals blue-lavender, rose, or pink, 12–21 mm, exceeding styles; fruit segment wings ± lanceolate; seed 1.9 mm, minutely roughened ..... H. alata
1' Petals white or yellow, 6–9 mm, extending to style tips; fruit segment wings generally ± widely ovate; seed 2.2 mm, densely puberulent ..... H. newberryi
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