Asteraceae

(as-tr-AY-see-ee)
– a family in the Asterales order –

Here in the St. Louis Area, we have 165 not-too-obscure plants that are in the “Sunflower” family. This is our largest family. They can be organized into 14 different tribes:

To find a plant’s “CC” (Coefficient of Conservatism) value, click on the tribe name.