Gaillardia pulchella

Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
SpeciesGaillardia pulchella Foug.
Common NameFirewheel, Indian blanket, Kokardenblume
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;

Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Black ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (UPL), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Campbell (KY), Marion (KY), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Warren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1994 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100270733 Marion Kentucky 18 Jun 1994 M. H. McGuffey
Gaillardia pulchella
31973000005607 Campbell Kentucky 19 Oct 1995 Thieret, John
Gaillardia pulchella
TENN-V-0234561 Roane Tennessee
Gaillardia pulchella
TENN-V-0234562 Warren Tennessee
Gaillardia pulchella
TENN-V-0234560 Marion Tennessee
Gaillardia pulchella
UCHT029479 Hamilton Tennessee
Gaillardia pulchella
APSC0025601 Maury Tennessee
Gaillardia pulchella
MTSU021853 Rutherford Tennessee 25 Apr 2012 William Hamilton
Gaillardia pulchella
UOS00923 Franklin Tennessee 18 Aug 2005 Yolande M. Gottfried
Gaillardia pulchella
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