Gaillardia amblyodon J. Gay
Maroon Blanketflower, Red Gaillardia, Red Indian Blanket
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: GAAM
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Ray florets rarely yellow.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0382 Collected May 12, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
BibliographyBibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
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Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Gaillardia amblyodon in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Gaillardia amblyodon in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Gaillardia amblyodon
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-12-27
Research By: TWC Staff