Gaillardia arizonica A. Gray
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Gaillardia arizonica var. arizonica, Gaillardia arizonica var. pringlei, Gaillardia pringlei
USDA Symbol: GAAR2
Arizona blanket-flower is a 1-2 ft. annual. Its all-yellow flowers lack the purple tinges of other blanket flowers. Flowers occur at the ends of nearly leafless stalks. Leaves, of the lower part of the plant, can be deeply dissected or merely toothed.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
DistributionUSA: AZ , NV , UT
Native Distribution: AZ, s.w. UT & s. NV, south into Sonora in northwestern Mexico
Native Habitat: Lower mesas; desert plains
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Well-drained soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Gaillardia arizonica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Gaillardia arizonica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Gaillardia arizonica
MetadataRecord Modified: 2015-12-11
Research By: TWC Staff