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Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleri (Winkler's blanketflower)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleri

Gaillardia aestivalis (Walter) H. Rock var. winkleri (Cory) B.L. Turner

Winkler's Blanketflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Gaillardia lutea var. winkleri


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug



Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleri


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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