Gaillardia aristata


  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   large, >2 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   summer
  • Flower Color:   yellow
  • Native to California:   NO
  • California Range:   coast - inlans
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Characteristics / Comments:   showy color - fast growing - good as ground cover
  • Fire Resistant / Low Fuel:   TRUE
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   112,500
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Gaillardia aristata

Common Name:Common indian blanket

Gaillardia aristata, a angiosperm, is a perennial herb that is non-native to California.

US Distribution:introduced
Plant Community(s):

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Lassen, Mono, Nevada, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Shasta, Siskiyou, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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Bloom Months
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