Taxon: Gaillardia aristata Pursh

Genus: Gaillardia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 70935
Place of publication: Fl. Amer. sept. 2:573. 1813
Link to protologue:
Comment: for date of this publication see Taxon 57:305. 2008
Name Verified on: 11-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Dec-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • blanket-flower  (Source: F GPlains) - English
  • great blanket-flower  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • Prärie-Kokardenblume  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Pl Book)
  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide F NAmer)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory
    • Western Canada: Canada Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal Azores
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Moldova
    • Southeastern Europe: Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: Spain
  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina Buenos Aires; Chile

  • Cultivated


  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Hungary
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: Portugal


  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)

Check other web resources for Gaillardia aristata Pursh :


  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image