blanket flower(redirected from Gaillardia x grandiflora)
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[So called because the flowers were thought to resemble colorful Native American blankets.]
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|Noun||1.||blanket 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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