Patagonia Wildflowers
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topasaire (Brazil)
Gaillardia megapotamica
Gaillardia megapotamica
topasaire (Brazil) Aster Family
Gaillardia megapotamica Asteraceae
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Spanish common names
  •boton de oro
  •botón de fraile
common name
  •topasaire (Brazil)
accepted scientific name
  •Gaillardia megapotamica (Spreng.) Baker
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  •Gaillardia megapotamica (356)
family name
  • Asteraceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.6 to 1.6 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 1st week of May
Endemic to South America

How Likely at this Location (50%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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