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Northington, David K.
Gaillardia multiceps Greene
Onion blanketflower, Gyp indian blanket
USDA Symbol: GAMU
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
This West Texas perennial, usually 12–18 inches tall, has bare flower stems, with the leaves at the base of the plant. It is woody at the base. The ray flowers are yellow and deeply 3–lobed. When they fall, the brownish-red center remains, giving the plant a striking appearance.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
AZ , TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1207
Collected 2012-08-21 in Culberson County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2010-04-17
Research By: TWC Staff