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Gaillardia amblyodon

Gaillardia amblyodon

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Helenieae
Subtribus: Gaillardiinae
Genus: Gaillardia
Species: Gaillardia amblyodon

Gaillardia amblyodon J.Gay

Ann.Sci. Nat. Ser. Ii. 12:62. 1839
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Gaillardia amblyodon in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Gaillardia amblyodon, the maroon blanketflower,[2] is a species of flowering plant in the aster family.[3] It has been found only in the state of Texas in the south-central United States.[4]

Gaillardia amblyodon grows in open, sunlit locations on sandy soils. It is an annual herb up to 45 cm (18 in) tall with leafy stems. Each flower head is on its own flower stalk up to 15 cm (5.9 in) long. Each head has 8-12 red or purple (rarely yellow) ray flowers surrounding 30-60 disc flowers (yellow with purple tips). The species appears to be closely related to the more widespread G. pulchella.[5]

Tropicos, Gaillardia amblyodon J. Gay
USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Gaillardia amblyodon". The PLANTS Database ( Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
The Plant List, Gaillardia amblyodon J.Gay
Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map
Flora of North America, Gaillardia amblyodon Gay, 1839.

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