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Habit
General appearance or aspect of a plant; growth form.

Herbaceous
Having the character of an herb; not woody. Grasses, grasslikes, and forbs are herbs.

Herbarium Specimen
Dried and pressed plants mounted for permanent preservation with collection data such as habitat and geographical location included.

Hirsute
Covered with coarse, straight rather stiff hairs, usually perpendicular to the surface.

Hispid
Rough with erect, bristly hairs.

Hyaline
Thin and translucent or transparent.