Date Posted: Jul 29, 2016
Lanceleaf blanketflower (Gaillardia aestivalis) is a short-lived perennial wildflower with compound, solitary blooms. It can be distinguished from its cousin, G. pulchella, by its yellow, three-lobed ray florets and its upright habit.
It occurs naturally in sandhills and xeric flatwoods. It typically blooms summer through early fall and attracts a variety of pollinators.
Learn more about this "other" blanketflower on our blog.
Photo by Eleanor Dietrich.
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