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Asterales (aster, sunflower, zinnia, lettuce, artichoke, daisies, thistles, and dandelion)

Wikipedia Abstract

Asterales (AST-er-ALE'-eez) is an order of dicotyledonous flowering plants that includes the large family Asteraceae (or Compositae) known for composite flowers made of florets, and ten families related to the Asteraceae. The order is a cosmopolite (plants found throughout most of the world including desert and frigid zones), and includes mostly herbaceous species, although a small number of trees and shrubs are also present.
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Asteraceae (aster, daisy, or sunflower) (32,941)   (192)   (40)
Calyceraceae (2)
Campanulaceae (bellflowers) (2,361)   (93)
Goodeniaceae (15)   (1)   (1)
Menyanthaceae (12)   (1)
Stylidiaceae (2)

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