blanket flower

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blanket flower


[So called because the flowers were thought to resemble colorful Native American blankets.]
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Noun1.blanket flower - annual of central United States having showy long-stalked yellow flower heads marked with scarlet or purple in the centerblanket flower - 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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