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Gaillardia pulchella

Gaillardia pulchella Foug.

Firewheel, Indian Blanket

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: GAPU
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
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Specimen & Label Data

Gaillardia pulchella

Indian-Blanket, Fire-Wheel

Asteraceae

Location: S corner of Campden Ct & Campden Circle--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. Nominal moisture. Deep, alkaline, alluvial soil. Large colony growing with Onograceae, Poaceae & Asteraceae.

Description: 40 cm, erect, single stalk, annual. Tough taproot. Much branched above. Leaves lanceolate, mostly entire, alternate, to 7 cm long x 1.6 cm wide, sessile. Disk corollas red, facing to tan at maturity. Rays yellow w/reddish bases, 3-toothed & soon falling.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 4, 1987
Specimen number: 204

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0447
Accession Date: Jul 27, 1993
Accession Number: 36

Annotations: SCXRB

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