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Family: Asteraceae

Genera include: Chrysanthemum, Aster, Coreopsis

Species pictured include: Coreopsis lanceolata, Chrysanthemum × morifolium, Heliopsis helianthoides


Asteraceae is one of the largest plant families, with 1,900 genera and 32,000 species. It includes such common flowers as asters, chrysanthemums, daisies, sunflowers, and composites. Members of this family vary widely in appearance, but share the trait of having multiple florets within each flower.

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