Gaillardia aestivalis (Walter) H. Rock
Lanceleaf blanketflower, Winkler gaillardia
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: gaae
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.
From the Image Gallery
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
Find Seed or Plants
Order seed of this species from Native American Seed and help support the Wildflower Center.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Texas Discovery Gardens - Dallas, TX
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX
BibliographyBibref 248 - Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide (1984) Loughmiller, C. & L. Loughmiller
Search More Titles in Bibliography
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Gaillardia aestivalis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Gaillardia aestivalis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Gaillardia aestivalis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff