Gaillardia pulchella Foug.
Firewheel, Indian Blanket, Girasol rojo
Asteraceae (Aster Family)USDA Symbol: GAPU
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)
Specimen & Label Data
Indian Blanket, Firewheel, Rose Ring
Location: John James Park, San Antonio. 150 m S of Parking Lot on creekside trail.
Habitat: Full sun, level, alluvial, alkaline soil. Among "normal" Gaillardia and many species of Poaceae.
Description: Erect annual, typical of the species except in the greens of stem & leaves, and maroons & yellow of flower. These much more pale than the typical population. Perhaps a genetic or environmental "Sport".
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 21, 1991
Specimen number: 457
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0666
Accession Date: Mar 22, 1994
Accession Number: 49 Annotations: SCFXB