aster family

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Synonyms for aster family

plants with heads composed of many florets: aster

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A perennial member of the aster family (Asteraceae), the Virginia sneezeweed has daisy-like composite flower heads.
Musk thistle, Carduus nutans, is a member of the aster family and also related to artichoke and chicory.
This perennial member of the aster family is found only in Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama and typically grows on rolling to flat uplands in full sun or partial shade.
Members of the carrot family and the aster family are great places to start.
They are members of the Aster family and have daisylike flowers in shades of yellow, orange, russet and mahogany, with a black 'cone' in the centre which is valued by finches and other small birds when the seed heads ripen.
A member of the Aster family, it has a purple-spotted stem, leaves in whorls of 4 or 5, and flat-topped flower clusters.
Chicory (Cichorium intybus) is a member of the aster family and well worth a closer look.