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Indian Blanket (Gaillardia pulchella)
Image ID: 2019/yrt258Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Other common names: Firewheel, Showy Gaillardia
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 0.7 to 1.5 ft.
Blooms: June to July
Leaf Type: lobed
Bloom Size: 2 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 10 or more parts
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
Notes: Petals have 3 scallops each.
More photos of this flower
- Great Blanket Flower
Great blanket flower is taller, and has more broadly spaced petals.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.