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Gaillardia pulchella Foug.

Synonyms

Calonnea pulcherrima, Gaillardia bicolor, Gaillardia drummondii, Gaillardia lobata, Gaillardia neomexicana, Gaillardia picta, Gaillardia scabrosa, Gaillardia villosa, Galordia alternifolia

Common names

Firewheel, Indian blanket flower

My notes

Ornamental plant.

Extract from Wikipedia article

Gaillardia pulchella (firewheel, Indian blanket, Indian blanketflower, Indian paintbrush, or sundance), is a North American species of short-lived perennial or annual flowering plants in the sunflower family. It is native to northern Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Sonora, Tamaulipas) and the southern and central United States from Arizona east to Florida and the Carolinas and north as far as Nebraska. It is also naturalized in scattered locations in other parts of the United States as well as in Québec, Ontario, China, South Africa, and parts of South and Central America.

LinkFirewheel flower (Gaillardia pulchella) planted in Al Shamal City Park. Ruwais, Northern Qatar, August 22, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shamal Road, Al Ruwais, Qatar
LinkFirewheel flowers (Gaillardia pulchella) planted in Al Shamal City Park. Ruwais, Northern Qatar, December 19, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shamal Rd, Al Ruwais, Qatar
LinkGlobular seed head of firewheel flower (Gaillardia pulchella) planted in Al Shamal City Park. Ruwais, Northern Qatar, December 19, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shamal Rd, Al Ruwais, Qatar
LinkFirewheel flower (Gaillardia pulchella) planted in Al Shamal City Park. Ruwais, Northern Qatar, December 19, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shamal Rd, Al Ruwais, Qatar

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