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Gaillardia pulchella var. picta (Indian blanket)
Pyle, Lynn

Gaillardia pulchella var. picta

Gaillardia pulchella Foug. var. picta (D. Don) A. Gray

Indian Blanket, Firewheel

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Gaillardia picta


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
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: Red , Orange , Yellow , Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: May bloom year round in the right conditions, most flowering May - August.


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-03-21
Research By: CBR

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