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Recent observations

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Square

What

Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima

Observer

ameliastebbins

Date

August 28, 2014 08:52 AM EDT

Description

These flowers were numerous and surrounded by many insects

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

grnleaf

Date

August 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

knightericm

Date

August 30, 2014 07:24 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcduck

Date

September 22, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Live Oak/Chaparral habitat.

Photos / Sounds

What

Curly-cup Gumweed (Grindelia squarrosa) Grindelia squarrosa

Observer

sambiology

Date

September 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kanelab

Date

September 1, 2014 06:20 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

bvanderweide

Date

September 1, 2014 01:42 PM CDT

Description

In rich oak forest

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

bvanderweide

Date

September 1, 2014 01:42 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

009

What

Horseweed Erigeron canadensis

Observer

cosmiccat

Date

September 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

bvanderweide

Date

August 31, 2014 06:21 PM CDT

Description

In floodplain scrub

Photos / Sounds

Observer

bvanderweide

Date

August 31, 2014 06:21 PM CDT

Description

Floodplain along old canal.

Photos / Sounds

What

Prenanthes alba Nabalus albus

Observer

bvanderweide

Date

August 31, 2014 05:52 PM CDT

Description

Mosquitos were about to carry me away, but it looks like the number of inner phyllaries is >5, and counting the number of stigmas, the number of florets >6.

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Description from Wikipedia

Asteraceae or Compositae (commonly referred to as the aster, daisy, or sunflower family) is an exceedingly large and widespread family of Angiospermae. The group has more than 23,000 currently accepted species, spread across 1,620 genera (list) and 12 subfamilies. In terms of numbers of species, Asteraceae is rivaled only by Orchidaceae. (Which of the two families is actually larger is unclear, owing to uncertainty about exactly how many species exist in each family). The main feature...

No range data available.