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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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Alseuosmiaceae (13)
Argophyllaceae (22)
Asteraceae (aster, daisy, or sunflower) (31,999)   (259)   (40)
Calyceraceae (57)   (1)
Campanulaceae (bellflowers) (2,375)   (107)
Goodeniaceae (469)   (1)   (1)
Menyanthaceae (71)   (3)   (1)
Pentaphragmataceae (29)
Phellinaceae (14)
Rousseaceae (14)
Stylidiaceae (282)

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