aster family

aster family
noun
plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family
Member Holonyms: ↑Campanulales, ↑order Campanulales
Member Meronyms:
composite, ↑composite plant, ↑compass plant, ↑compass flower, ↑everlasting, ↑everlasting flower, ↑genus Achillea, ↑Ageratina, ↑genus Ageratina, ↑genus Ageratum, ↑Amberboa, ↑genus Amberboa, ↑genus Ambrosia, ↑Ambrosiaceae, ↑family Ambrosiaceae, ↑genus Ammobium, ↑Anacyclus, ↑genus Anacyclus, ↑Anaphalis, ↑genus Anaphalis, ↑genus Andryala, ↑Antennaria, ↑genus Antennaria, ↑Anthemis, ↑genus Anthemis, ↑Antheropeas, ↑genus Antheropeas, ↑Arctium, ↑genus Arctium, ↑Arctotis, ↑genus Arctotis, ↑Argyranthemum, ↑genus Argyranthemum, ↑Argyroxiphium, ↑genus Argyroxiphium, ↑genus Arnica, ↑Arnoseris, ↑genus Arnoseris, ↑genus Artemisia, ↑wormwood, ↑sagebrush, ↑sage brush, ↑genus Aster, ↑genus Ayapana, ↑Baccharis, ↑genus Baccharis, ↑Balsamorhiza, ↑genus Balsamorhiza, ↑Bellis, ↑genus Bellis, ↑Bidens, ↑genus Bidens, ↑Boltonia, ↑genus Boltonia, ↑Brachycome, ↑genus Brachycome, ↑Brickellia, ↑genus Brickelia, ↑Buphthalmum, ↑genus Buphthalmum, ↑Cacalia, ↑genus Cacalia, ↑genus Calendula, ↑Callistephus, ↑genus Callistephus, ↑thistle, ↑Carduus, ↑genus Carduus, ↑Carlina, ↑genus Carlina, ↑Carthamus, ↑genus Carthamus, ↑genus Catananche, ↑Centaurea, ↑genus Centaurea, ↑Chamaemelum, ↑genus Chamaemelum, ↑genus Chaenactis, ↑genus Chrysanthemum, ↑chrysanthemum, ↑Chrysopsis, ↑genus Chrysopsis, ↑Chrysothamnus, ↑genus Chrysothamnus, ↑Cichorium, ↑genus Cichorium, ↑Cirsium, ↑genus Cirsium, ↑Cnicus, ↑genus Cnicus, ↑Conoclinium, ↑genus Conoclinium, ↑Conyza, ↑genus Conyza, ↑genus Coreopsis, ↑genus Cosmos, ↑Cotula, ↑genus Cotula, ↑Craspedia, ↑genus Craspedia, ↑Crepis, ↑genus Crepis, ↑Cynara, ↑genus Cynara, ↑genus Dahlia, ↑Delairea, ↑genus Delairea, ↑Dendranthema, ↑genus Dendranthema, ↑Dimorphotheca, ↑genus Dimorphotheca, ↑Doronicum, ↑genus Doronicum, ↑Echinacea, ↑genus Echinacea, ↑Echinops, ↑genus Echinops, ↑Elephantopus, ↑genus Elephantopus, ↑Emilia, ↑genus Emilia, ↑Encelia, ↑genus Encelia, ↑Enceliopsis, ↑genus Enceliopsis, ↑genus Engelmannia, ↑genus Erechtites, ↑Erigeron, ↑genus Erigeron, ↑Eriophyllum, ↑genus Eriophyllum, ↑Eupatorium, ↑genus Eupatorium, ↑Felicia, ↑genus Felicia, ↑genus Filago, ↑genus Gaillardia, ↑genus Gazania, ↑Gerbera, ↑genus Gerbera, ↑Gerea, ↑genus Gerea, ↑Gnaphalium, ↑genus Gnaphalium, ↑Grindelia, ↑genus Grindelia, ↑Gutierrezia, ↑genus Gutierrezia, ↑Gynura, ↑genus Gynura, ↑Haastia, ↑genus Haastia, ↑Haplopappus, ↑genus Haplopappus, ↑Hazardia, ↑genus Hazardia, ↑Helenium, ↑genus Helenium, ↑genus Helianthus, ↑Helichrysum, ↑genus Helichrysum, ↑genus Heliopsis, ↑Helipterum, ↑genus Helipterum, ↑Heterotheca, ↑genus Heterotheca, ↑Hieracium, ↑genus Hieracium, ↑Homogyne, ↑genus Homogyne, ↑Hulsea, ↑genus Hulsea, ↑Hyalosperma, ↑genus Hyalosperma, ↑Hypochaeris, ↑genus Hypochaeris, ↑Hypochoeris, ↑genus Hypochoeris, ↑genus Inula, ↑genus Iva, ↑genus Krigia, ↑Lactuca, ↑genus Lactuca, ↑Lagenophera, ↑genus Lagenophera, ↑Lasthenia, ↑genus Lasthenia, ↑Layia, ↑genus Layia, ↑Leontodon, ↑genus Leontodon, ↑Leontopodium, ↑genus Leontopodium, ↑Leucanthemum, ↑genus Leucanthemum, ↑Leucogenes, ↑genus Leucogenes, ↑Liatris, ↑genus Liatris, ↑Ligularia, ↑genus Ligularia, ↑Lindheimera, ↑genus Lindheimera, ↑Lonas, ↑genus Lonas, ↑Machaeranthera, ↑genus Machaeranthera, ↑Madia, ↑genus Madia, ↑Matricaria, ↑genus Matricaria, ↑Melampodium, ↑genus Melampodium, ↑Mikania, ↑genus Mikania, ↑genus Mutisia, ↑Nabalus, ↑genus Nabalus, ↑Olearia, ↑genus Olearia, ↑Onopordum, ↑genus Onopordum, ↑Onopordon, ↑genus Onopordon, ↑genus Othonna, ↑Ozothamnus, ↑genus Ozothamnus, ↑Packera, ↑genus Packera, ↑Parthenium, ↑genus Parthenium, ↑Pericallis, ↑genus Pericallis, ↑Petasites, ↑genus Petasites, ↑Picris, ↑genus Picris, ↑Pilosella, ↑genus Pilosella, ↑Piqueria, ↑genus Piqueria, ↑Prenanthes, ↑genus Prenanthes, ↑genus Pteropogon, ↑Pulicaria, ↑genus Pulicaria, ↑Pyrethrum, ↑genus Pyrethrum, ↑Raoulia, ↑genus Raoulia, ↑Ratibida, ↑genus Ratibida, ↑genus Rhodanthe, ↑Rudbeckia, ↑genus Rudbeckia, ↑Santolina, ↑genus Santolina, ↑Sanvitalia, ↑genus Sanvitalia, ↑Saussurea, ↑genus Saussurea, ↑Scolymus, ↑genus Scolymus, ↑Senecio, ↑genus Senecio, ↑genus Scorzonera, ↑Sericocarpus, ↑genus Sericocarpus, ↑Seriphidium, ↑genus Seriphidium, ↑Serratula, ↑genus Serratula, ↑Silphium, ↑genus Silphium, ↑Silybum, ↑genus Silybum, ↑Solidago, ↑genus Solidago, ↑Sonchus, ↑genus Sonchus, ↑Stenotus, ↑genus Stenotus, ↑genus Stevia, ↑Stokesia, ↑genus Stokesia, ↑Tageteste, ↑genus Tagetes, ↑Tanacetum, ↑genus Tanacetum, ↑Taraxacum, ↑genus Taraxacum, ↑Tetraneuris, ↑genus Tetraneuris, ↑genus Tithonia, ↑Townsendia, ↑genus Townsendia, ↑Tragopogon, ↑genus Tragopogon, ↑Trilisa, ↑genus Trilisa, ↑Tripleurospermum, ↑genus Tripleurospermum, ↑Tussilago, ↑genus Tussilago, ↑genus Ursinia, ↑Verbesina, ↑genus Verbesina, ↑Actinomeris, ↑genus Actinomeris, ↑genus Vernonia, ↑genus Wyethia, ↑Xanthium, ↑genus Xanthium, ↑genus Xeranthemum, ↑genus Zinnia

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noun

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aster family,
a former group of plants, now classified as a subgroup of the composite family, whose blossoms are really compact heads of florets surrounded by small leaves or bracts. The daisy belongs to this group.

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  • Aster yellows — is a disease caused by a phytoplasma (Aster Yellows Phytoplasma) [Bai et al. Living with genome instability: the adaptation of phytoplasmas to diverse environments of their insect and plant hosts. J. Bacteriol. 2006 May;188(10):3682 96.]… …   Wikipedia

  • family Asteraceae — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑aster family • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Compositae — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aster — ID 7476 Symbol Key ASTER Common Name aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, CO, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, KY, MA, MI, NC, NJ, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, WV Growth Habit …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Aster alpinus — ID 7477 Symbol Key ASAL3 Common Name alpine aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, CO Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Aster alpinus var. alpinus — ID 7478 Symbol Key ASALA12 Common Name alpine aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Aster alpinus var. vierhapperi — ID 7482 Symbol Key ASALV Common Name Vierhapper s aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, CO Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Aster amellus — ID 7486 Symbol Key ASAM12 Common Name Italian aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Aster tataricus — ID 7507 Symbol Key ASTA Common Name Tatarian aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, KY, MA, MI, NC, NJ, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, WV… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • aster — /ˈæstə/ (say astuh) noun 1. Botany any plant of the large genus Aster, family Compositae, having rays varying from white or pink to blue around a yellow disc. 2. a plant of some allied genus, as Stokesia cyanea (Stoke s aster). 3. Also, cytaster …  

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