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Gaillardia × grandiflora ‘Burgundy’

 

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
Cultivar‘Burgundy’

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Gaillardia × grandiflora ‘Burgundy’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.

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Gaillardia × (Blanket Flower)

8/27/2007 · Shore Acres State Park, Cape Arago, OR
≈ 4 × 2½" (10 × 7 cm)