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Growth habit of firewheel, Gaillardia pulchella, a common dune and coastal scrub plant. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.


Flower detail of Gaillardia pulchella. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.

Species Name: Gaillardia pulchella Foug.
Common Name: Firewheel
Indian blanket
Rosering gaillardia
Synonymy: None
  1. TAXONOMY

    Kingdom Phylum/Division Class: Order: Family: Genus:
    Plantae Magnoliophyta Magnoliopsida Asterales Asteraceae Gaillardia

    Other Taxonomic Groupings

    Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
    Subclass: Asteridae

  2. HABITAT AND DISTRIBUTION

    No information is available at this time

  3. LIFE HISTORY AND POPULATION BIOLOGY

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  4. PHYSICAL TOLERANCES

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  5. COMMUNITY ECOLOGY

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  6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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  7. REFERENCES

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Report by: K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station
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Page last updated: December 20, 2001

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