Asteraceae

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Asteraceae

[‚as·tə′rās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
An equivalent name for the Compositae.
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Tip of the Week: You really should consider planting the Frikart or true blue Michaelmas daisy (Aster frikartii), one of the most dramatic members of the composite family.
With every revelatory dollop tantalizingly dropped into conversation or discovered in archival documents, the composite family portrait constantly metamorphoses.
Flowers in the composite family, such as daisies and asters, and flowers that grow in clusters, such as milkweed and viburnum, are also recommended.