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.
Janet Jones A It's definitely from the aster family which includes chrysanthemums and Michaelmas daisies.
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.
HORRORS 9/11 crews tell their story 10 years on RETURN Phil and Kirstie SURPRISES Larry Lamb EXPERIMENTS Prof Rick Aster FAMILY FORTUNES Declan comes up with a plan for Mia