Asteraceae

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Asteraceae

[‚as·tə′rās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
An equivalent name for the Compositae.
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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.