Asteraceae

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Asteraceae

[‚as·tə′rās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
An equivalent name for the Compositae.
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These fungi would also affect other flowers in the petunia family (Solanaceae), such as nicotiana and million bells (Callibrachoa), even while leaving daisy family members alone.
The daisy family suddenly comes into its own and sunflowers, Michaelmas daisies and dahlias go on flowering until they are cut down by the first frosts.
The daisy family brings much joy at this time of year- golden yellow rudbeckias, coreopsis, purple echinaceas, bright sunflowers and the seemingly endless supply of pale mauve flowers from Aster x frikartii 'Monch'.
Ragwort is a member of the daisy family of flowering plants which, to give you an idea of its biodiversity, has 27,000 members.
And if you don't know already, the ragwort is a flowering weed, an all yellow member of the daisy family.
Feverfew is a common little plant that belongs to the daisy family and has a distinctive odour.
Curry plant is a member of the daisy family, but you probably will not recognize this when you see its flowers.
The daisy family brings much joy at this time of year - golden yellow rudbeckias, purple echinaceas, bright sunflowers and the seemingly endless supply of pale mauve flowers from Aster x frikartii 'Monch'.
Members of the daisy family, the plants grow to vast heights topped with a bright yellow flower and are very easy to grow.