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Gaillardia amblyodon (Maroon blanketflower)
Yarbrough, Kim

Gaillardia amblyodon

Gaillardia amblyodon J. Gay

Maroon Blanketflower, Red Gaillardia, Red Indian Blanket

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: GAAM

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

From the Image Gallery

23 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Ray florets rarely yellow.

Distribution

USA: TX

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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:

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0382 Collected May 12, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Bibliography

Bibref 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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Additional resources

USDA: Find Gaillardia amblyodon in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Gaillardia amblyodon in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Gaillardia amblyodon

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-12-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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