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western blanketflower
Gaillardia spathulata
western blanketflower Aster Family
Gaillardia spathulata Asteraceae
common name
  western blanketflower
accepted scientific name
  Gaillardia spathulata A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Gaillardia spathulata (177)
  Gaillardia spatulata (3)
family name
Image Author: ©2008 Seig Kopinitz
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.2 to 1.6 inches
Number of ray petals: 7 to 10
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of May thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
Links to Plant Photos
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Wikimedia Commons (4)
Cal Photos (5)
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