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Gaillardia grandiflora

 

Blanket Flower

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusGaillardiaAfter Gaillard de Charentonneau, an 18th-century French magistrate, naturalist and patron of botany
SpeciesgrandifloraLarge-flowered

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Gaillardia grandiflora description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Nov 2013.

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Gaillardia grandiflora (Blanket Flower)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA
≈ 6 × 4" (16 × 10 cm)

Gaillardia grandiflora (Blanket Flower)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA
≈ 29 × 18" (72 × 44 cm)

Gaillardia grandiflora (Blanket Flower)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA
≈ 18 × 12" (45 × 30 cm)