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Digital Herbaria

Gaillardia pulchella

Gaillardia pulchella Foug.

Indian Blanket, Firewheel, Girasol Rojo

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (I), HI (I), CAN (I)

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Specimen & Label Data

Gaillardia pulchella

Indian Blanket, Firewheel, Rose Ring


Location: John James Park, San Antonio. 150 m S of Parking Lot on creekside trail.
Latitude: 0.000000

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".

County: Bexar
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

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