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Gaillardia aestivalis (Walter) H. Rock
Lanceleaf blanketflower, Winkler gaillardia
USDA Symbol: GAAE
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Winkler gaillardia grows 1–2 feet tall. The flower heads have 6–10 white ray flowers and a yellow center. The ray flowers are tubular at the base but flare out at the top into 3 deeply cut lobes. Leaves are 2–4 inches long, alternate, thick, with soft hair on both sides. Lower leaves are larger than those higher on the stem.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
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Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff