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Digital Herbaria

Gaillardia pulchella

Gaillardia pulchella Foug.

Indian Blanket, Firewheel, Girasol Rojo

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

Fire-wheel, Indian-Bl anket

Asteraceae

Location: 1.25 km east of Hwy 281 & 1 block north of Thousand Oaks, corner of Ledge Sage and Ledge View streets.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Nearly level, vacant, undisturbed land. Thin, rocky soil. A few Quercus and Diospyros trees.

Description: Dense colnies about .3 m tall. Erect, well branched annual, taprooted. Stems woody near base. Leaves 3-6 cm long, oblanceolate, variously lobed/toothed, sessile to clasping, hisute upper & lower. Inflorescences terminal on 12 cm peduncle. Rays 6-10, 15 mm long; red, tipped with yellow.

County: Bexar
Collector: Louise Morrell
Collection Date: May 19, 1993
Specimen number: 2

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0350
Accession Date: May 21, 1993
Accession Number: 28

Annotations: SCXRB

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