Gaillardia spathulata

A. Gray

Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 12: 59. 1876.

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 424. Mentioned on page 423.

Perennials, 5–35 cm. Leaves mostly cauline; petiolar bases 2–8 cm; blades obovate to oblanceolate or spatulate, mostly 2–5 (–8) cm × 5–25 mm, margins usually entire, sometimes obscurely lobed or toothed, faces sparsely villous. Peduncles 2–6 (–10) cm. Phyllaries 18–24+, lanceolate-ovate to lanceolate-attenuate, 8–12 mm, villous with jointed hairs. Receptacular setae 0.3–2 mm. Ray-florets 7–10; corollas yellow, 12–16 mm. Disc-florets 60–100+; corollas yellow, tubes 0.8–1.2 mm, throats cylindric to urceolate, 4–4.5 mm, lobes ovate-deltate, 0.8–1.2 mm, jointed hairs 0.3+ mm. Cypselae obpyramidal, 3–4 mm, hairs 1.5–2 mm, inserted at bases and on angles and faces; pappi of 10 lanceolate, aristate scales 5–6.5+ mm (scarious bases 3.5–4.5 × 0.8–1.5 mm). 2n = 34.


Phenology: Flowering May–Jun(–Oct).
Habitat: Clays or sandy soils, often rocky places, deserts
Elevation: 1200–2400 m

Discussion

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Gaillardia spathulata"
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
connate +  and distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
spiciform +, racemiform +, paniculiform +  and corymbiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
John L. Strother +
A. Gray +
decurrent +
compound +  and simple +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
obovate;oblanceolate or spatulate +
5mm;25mm +
winged;ribbed;winged;ribbed +
tuberculate +  and rugose +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br />) +
obpyramidal +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Colo. +  and Utah. +
1200–2400 m +
scabrellous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Clays or sandy soils, often rocky places, deserts +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
discoid +  and radiate +
indeterminate +
homogamous +  and heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
hemispheric;nearly rotate +
sessile +  and petiolate +
ovate-deltate +
toothed +  and lobed +
connate +  and distinct +
ovate +, oblong +, oblanceolate +, linear +, lanceolate +  and elliptic +
unequal +  and subequal +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
Flowering May–Jun(–Oct). +
18 +  and 24 +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts +
styliferous +, pistillate +  and neuter +
sterile +  and fertile +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
pitted +  and smooth +
convex;hemispheric +
0.03 cm0.3 mm <br />3.0e-4 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
aristate +  and lanceolate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br />) +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +  and glabrous +
papillate +
Compositae +
Gaillardia spathulata +
Gaillardia +
species +
cylindric +  and urceolate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
much shorter than ampliate +
campanulate +  and cylindric or urceolate +
0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br /> (0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br />) +
entire +  and toothed +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +