Taxon  Report   3650    
Gaillardia pulchella  Foug.
Firewheel indian blanket
Gaillardia pulchella
© 2006 Matt Below
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Gaillardia pulchella
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Gaillardia pulchella
© 2006 Matt Below
Gaillardia pulchella, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Gaillardia pulchella
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Genus: Gaillardia
Communities: escaped cultivar


Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Gaillardia pulchella var. pulchella
More information about  Gaillardia pulchella
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).