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    • Composées
    • Famille de la Marguerite
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    • Астровые
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    • Астравыя
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    • Asteraceae
    • Compositae
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    • Sunflower Family
    • Daisy family
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    • Margaritas y parientes
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    • 菊科

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Asteraceae."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

common dandelion Taraxacum officinale

Observer

wisidoro7

Date

February 10, 2016

Description

seed heah was fury white
before they turn this way they are seen yellow so that insects are attracted to them and gives them the advantage of getting pollinated


they are considered a weed

seed head begins to dry and thats when the wind blows the dried seeds away

Photos / Sounds

Observer

suzm

Date

January 30, 2016 09:54 AM PST

Description

lip balm lid for size comparison

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mule Fat Baccharis salicifolia

Observer

cpekarek

Date

February 2, 2016 02:52 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

e_a

Date

January 28, 2016

Description

Subalpine shrubland, growing near stream.

Stems leafy, terminated by broad corymb. Leaves entire, glabrous. Yellow inflorescences.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

hjc74

Date

January 24, 2016

Description

Ground covering and very densely packed with single solitary flower heads dispersed across the surface of the plant.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

helen_mechen

Date

February 11, 2016
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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...

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