Gaillardia pulchella


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Noun1.Gaillardia pulchella - annual of central United States having showy long-stalked yellow flower heads marked with scarlet or purple in the centerGaillardia pulchella - annual of central United States having showy long-stalked yellow flower heads marked with scarlet or purple in the center
gaillardia - any plant of western America of the genus Gaillardia having hairy leaves and long-stalked flowers in hot vibrant colors from golden yellow and copper to rich burgundy
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Abundant forbs include woolly plantain (Plantago patagonica), western ragweed (Ambrosia psilostachya), Indian blanket (Gaillardia pulchella), horsemint (Mentha spicata), buckwheat (Eriogonum species), and sunflower species (Helianthus species).
He also fed them on 5 weeds: Helianthus annuus (L.) (Asteraceae); common sunflower, Ambrosia aptera (DC) (Asteraceae); giant ragweed, Lactuca virose (L.) (Asteraceae); wild lettuce, Gaillardia pulchella (Four.) (Asteraceae); and Parthenium hysterophorus (L.) (Asteracaeae) that were commonly present in stands of Johnsongrass.
Bullying the bullies: The selective control of an exotic, invasive annual (Rapistrum rugosum) by oversowing with a competitive native species (Gaillardia pulchella).
Species good for cutting are Cosmos of all forms, but try Cosmos 'Double Click' and 'Psyche White'; aster, bedding-dahlias, godetia, clarkia, sweet William, Brompton stocks, sunflowers, Rudbeckia hirta 'Kelveden Star', Rudbeckia hirta 'Green Eyes', Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun', Scabiosa 'Ebony & Ivor', Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise' and Mayfield Giant', Sweet-smelling Resedia odorata, Crepis aurea, Gaillardia pulchella, Centaurea cyanus (cornflowers) and Larkspur.
Gaillardia pulchella Foug., Blanket flower, Indian blanket, firewheel (C).