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|Family: Malvaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Horsfordia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Horsfordia newberryi (S. Watson) A. Gray
Stem: 2--3 m, +- yellow. Leaf: petioles << blade; blade 4--10 cm, narrowly ovate, finely toothed, base truncate to +- cordate, tip obtuse to acute. Inflorescence: flowering stalks 5--12(16) mm. Flower: calyx 5--6 mm, lobed 1/2; styles +- 10. Fruit: 7--9 mm diam, generally +- purple on top, segments +- 10, lower part 1-seeded, upper generally 2-seeded; wings +- 5 mm, 4 mm wide. Seed: 3 per segment, +- white. Chromosomes: 2n=30.
Ecology: Creosote-bush scrub; Elevation: generally 100--800 m. Bioregional Distribution: PR, w DSon; Distribution Outside California: to southwestern Arizona, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--Apr, Nov--Dec
eFlora Treatment Author: John C. La Duke
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Horsfordia alata
Next taxon: Iliamna
Citation for this treatment: John C. La Duke 2016. Horsfordia newberryi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=28429, accessed on October 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 24, 2016.