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Picture of Great-flowered gaillardia Plant press of Great-flowered gaillardia
Great-flowered gaillardia
Gaillardia aristata Pursh.


Plant Description:

  • Widespread, prairie flower with a hairy stem, growing up to 60cm tall
  • Solitary flower heads on stem tip that tend to droop; yellow ray florets surround a protruding, round red-brown disc
  • Gray, hairy lower leaves and few, smaller, stalkless, upper leaves
  • Found at Stops 1, 2, 7, 9, and 10


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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