Asteraceae

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Asteraceae

[‚as·tə′rās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
An equivalent name for the Compositae.
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There is a phenomenal selection of genera within the daisy family Asteraceae from which to choose, offering a whole host of annuals and perennials, and they provide such a happy-go-lucky aura to the garden borders when planted in full sun.
A Echinacea, a plant in the daisy family, is sometimes taken in supplement form to reduce the incidence or severity of the common cold.
The Taraxacum genus is a member of the daisy family (Asteraceae).
Plants of the daisy family also grow well in sunny borders.
Echinacea, a member of the daisy family, was first used by Native Americans as a treatment for wounds, burns, and snakebites.
THESE colourful stalwarts of the daisy family make a welcome addition to the autumn bed and require almost no maintenance, provided they're placed in a sunny patch in the garden and well-manured soil.
Here's a quick run-down of the best before you take a trip to the garden centre and get tuned in to the fabulous daisy family.
If you are allergic to plants in the daisy family, St.
There are several members of the Daisy family looking particularly good in September.
ECHINACEA - A member of the daisy family and native to North American woodlands and prairies, echinacea is the most popular herbal supplement on the market, and with good reason: Its anti-inflammatory and antibiotic properties serve as effective gauntlets for flu and cold viruses.
THE DAISY FAMILY of flowers is made up of dozens of species that vary widely in plant form and flower color.