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Asteraceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 35420

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Compositae
 
    Ambrosiaceae
 
    Anthemidaceae
 
    Aposeridaceae
 
    Arctotidaceae
 
    Artemisiaceae
 
    Athanasiaceae
 
    Calendulaceae
 
    Carduaceae
 
    Carlinaceae
 
    Centaureaceae
 
    Cichoriaceae
 
    Cnicaceae
 
    Cynaraceae
 
    Echinopaceae
 
    Eupatoriaceae
 
    Gnaphaliaceae
 
    Grindeliaceae
 
    Heleniaceae
 
    Helianthaceae
 
    Helichrysaceae
 
    Inulaceae
 
    Ivaceae
 
    Lactucaceae
 
    Lampsanaceae
 
    Madiaceae
 
    Matricariaceae
 
    Mutisiaceae
 
    Nassauviaceae
 
    Picridaceae
 
    Santolinaceae
 
    Senecionaceae
 
    Serrulataceae
 
    Tanacetaceae
 
    Tussilagaceae
 
    Vernoniaceae
 
    Xanthiaceae
 
    Xeranthemaceae
 
  Common Name(s): sunflowers [English]
 
    tournesols [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderAsterales   
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acamptopappus (A. Gray) A. Gray – goldenhead 
                               Genus Acanthospermum Schrank – starbur, starburr 
                               Genus Achillea L. – yarrow 
                               Genus Achyrachaena Schauer – blow wives 
                               Genus Acmella Rich. ex Pers. – spotflower 
                               Genus Acourtia D. Don – desertpeony, desert peony 
                               Genus Acroptilon Cass. – hardheads, acroptilon, Russian knapweed 
                               Genus Adenocaulon Hook. – trailplant 
                               Genus Adenophyllum Pers. – dogweed 
                               Genus Adenostemma J.R. Forst. & G. Forst. – medicineplant 
                               Genus Ageratina Spach – snakeroot 
                               Genus Ageratum L. – whiteweed, ageratum 
                               Genus Agnorhiza (Jeps.) W.A. Weber  
                               Genus Agoseris Raf. – agoseris, mountain dandelion 
                               Genus Almutaster Á. Löve & D. Löve – alkali marsh aster, almutaster 
                               Genus Amauriopsis Rydb.  
                               Genus Amberboa (Pers.) Less. – amberboa 
                               Genus Amblyolepis DC. – amblyolepis 
                               Genus Amblyopappus Hook. & Arn. – amblyopappus 
                               Genus Ambrosia L. – ragweed, bursage 
                               Genus Ampelaster G.L. Nesom – climbing aster 
                               Genus Amphiachyris (A. DC.) Nutt. – broomweed, amphiachyris 
                               Genus Amphipappus Torr. & A. Gray – chaffbush, amphipappus 
                               Genus Anacyclus L. – anacyclus 
                               Genus Anaphalis DC. – pearly everlasting, anaphalis, pearlyeverlasting 
                               Genus Ancistrocarphus A. Gray – woolly fishhooks, neststraw 
                               Genus Anisocarpus Nutt.  
                               Genus Anisocoma Torr. & A. Gray – anisocoma 
                               Genus Antennaria Gaertn. – pussytoes 
                               Genus Anthemis L. – chamomile 
                               Genus Antheropeas Rydb. – easterbonnets, easter-bonnets 
                               Genus Aphanostephus DC. – dozedaisy, doze daisy 
                               Genus Arctanthemum (Tzvelev) Tzvelev  
                               Genus Arctium L. – burdock, burrdock 
                               Genus Arctotheca J.C. Wendl. – Capeweed 
                               Genus Arctotis L. – arctotis 
                               Genus Argyranthemum Webb – dill daisy 
                               Genus X Argyrautia Sherff – argyrautia 
                               Genus Argyroxiphium DC. – silversword 
                               Genus Arida (R.L.Hartm.) D.R.Morgan & R.L.Hartm.  
                               Genus Arnica L. – arnica 
                               Genus Arnoglossum Raf. – Indian plantain, Indian plaintain, arnoglossum 
                               Genus Arnoseris Gaertn. – arnoseris 
                               Genus Artemisia L. – sagebrush, wormwood, sagewort 
                               Genus Asanthus King & H. Rob. – brickellbush 
                               Genus Aster L. – aster 
                               Genus Astranthium Nutt. – western daisy 
                               Genus Atrichoseris A. Gray – atrichoseris 
                               Genus Ayapana Spach  
                               Genus Baccharis L. – baccharis 
                               Genus Bahia Lag. – bahia 
                               Genus Bahiopsis Kellogg  
                               Genus Baileya Harv. & A. Gray ex A. Gray – desert marigold, baileya 
                               Genus Balduina Nutt. – honeycombhead 
                               Genus Balsamita Mill. – balsamita 
                               Genus Balsamorhiza Nutt. – balsamroot 
                               Genus Baltimora L. – baltimora 
                               Genus Barkleyanthus (Kunth) H. Rob. & Brettell – willow ragwort 
                               Genus Bartlettia A. Gray – bartlettia 
                               Genus Bartlettina R.M. King & H. Rob. – bartlettina 
                               Genus Bebbia (Benth.) Greene – sweetbush, bebbia 
                               Genus Bellis L. – bellis 
                               Genus Benitoa D.D. Keck – benitoa 
                               Genus Berkheya Ehrh. – berkheya 
                               Genus Berlandiera DC. – greeneyes, berlandiera 
                               Genus Berylsimpsonia B.L.Turner  
                               Genus Bethencourtia Choisy  
                               Genus Bidens L. – beggarticks, Spanish needles, beggartick, devil's sticktight 
                               Genus Bigelowia DC. – rayless goldenrod 
                               Genus Blennosperma Less. – stickyseed 
                               Genus Blepharipappus Hook. – blepharipappus 
                               Genus Blepharizonia Greene – blepharizonia 
                               Genus Blumea DC. – false oxtongue 
                               Genus Boltonia L'Hér. – doll's daisy 
                               Genus Bombycilaena DC.  
                               Genus Borrichia Adans. – seaside tansy 
                               Genus Bradburia Torr. & A.Gray – bradburia 
                               Genus Brickellia Elliot – brickellbush, brickelbush, brickellia 
                               Genus Brickelliastrum King & H. Rob. – brickellbush 
                               Genus Brintonia Greene – mock goldenrod 
                               Genus Buphthalmum L. – ox eye 
                               Genus Cacaliopsis A. Gray – cacaliopsis 
                               Genus Calendula L. – marigold 
                               Genus Callistephus Cass. – callistephus 
                               Genus Calotis R. Br. – calotis 
                               Genus Calycadenia DC. – western rosinweed 
                               Genus Calycoseris A. Gray – tackstem 
                               Genus Calyptocarpus Less. – calyptocarpus 
                               Genus Canadanthus G.L. Nesom – mountain aster 
                               Genus Carduus L. – plumeless thistle 
                               Genus Carlina L. – carline thistle 
                               Genus Carlquistia B.G. Baldw.  
                               Genus Carminatia Moc. ex DC. – carminatia 
                               Genus Carphephorus Cass. – chaffhead 
                               Genus Carphochaete A. Gray – bristlehead 
                               Genus Carthamus L. – distaff thistle 
                               Genus Castalis Cass. – castalis 
                               Genus Catananche L.  
                               Genus Celmisia Cass. – celmisia 
                               Genus Centaurea L. – knapweed, star thistle 
                               Genus Centipeda Lour. – centipeda 
                               Genus Centratherum Cass. – centratherum 
                               Genus Centromadia Greene  
                               Genus Chaenactis DC. – pincushion, chaenactis 
                               Genus Chaetadelpha A. Gray ex S. Watson – skeletonweed 
                               Genus Chaetopappa DC. – leastdaisy, least daisy 
                               Genus Chamaechaenactis Rydb. – chamaechaenactis 
                               Genus Chamaemelum Mill. – dogfennel 
                               Genus Chaptalia Vent. – sunbonnets 
                               Genus Chloracantha G.L. Nesom – chloracantha 
                               Genus Chondrilla L. – chondrilla 
                               Genus Chorisiva Rydb.  
                               Genus Chromolaena DC. – thoroughwort 
                               Genus Chrysactinia A. Gray – chrysactinia 
                               Genus Chrysanthellum Rich.  
                               Genus Chrysanthemoides Fabr.  
                               Genus Chrysanthemum L. – daisy 
                               Genus Chrysogonum L. – chrysogonum 
                               Genus Chrysoma Nutt. – chrysoma 
                               Genus Chrysopsis (Nutt.) Elliot – goldenaster 
                               Genus Chrysothamnus Nutt. – rabbitbrush 
                               Genus Cichorium L. – chicory, chickory 
                               Genus Cineraria L. – cineraria 
                               Genus Cirsium Mill. – thistle 
                               Genus Cladanthus Cass.  
                               Genus Clappia A. Gray – clapdaisy 
                               Genus Clibadium L. – clibadium 
                               Genus Columbiadoria G.L. Nesom – columbiadoria 
                               Genus Condylidium King & H. Rob. – villalba 
                               Genus Conoclinium DC. – thoroughwort 
                               Genus Constancea B.G. Baldw.  
                               Genus Conyza Less. – horseweed 
                               Genus Coreocarpus Benth. – coreocarpus 
                               Genus Coreopsis L. – tickseed, coreopsis 
                               Genus Corethrogyne DC. – sandaster 
                               Genus Cosmos Cav. – cosmos 
                               Genus Cota J.Gay  
                               Genus Cotula L. – waterbuttons, water buttons 
                               Genus Crassocephalum Moench – ragleaf 
                               Genus Crepis L. – hawksbeard 
                               Genus Critonia P. Br. – thoroughwort 
                               Genus Crocidium Hook. – spring-gold 
                               Genus Croptilon Raf. – scratchdaisy 
                               Genus Crupina (Pers.) DC. – crupina 
                               Genus Cuniculotinus Urbatsch, R.P. Roberts & Neubig  
                               Genus Curio P.V.Heath  
                               Genus Cyanthillium Blume – ironweed 
                               Genus Cyclachaena Fresen.  
                               Genus Cymophora B.L. Rob. – cymophora 
                               Genus Cynara L. – cynara 
                               Genus Dahlia Cav. – dahlia 
                               Genus Deinandra Greene  
                               Genus Delairea Lem. – Cape-ivy, Cape ivy 
                               Genus Dendranthema (DC.) Des Moul. – arctic daisy 
                               Genus Dendrophorbium (Cuatrec.) C. Jeffrey  
                               Genus Diaperia Nutt.  
                               Genus Dichaetophora A. Gray – dichaetophora 
                               Genus Dicoria Torr. ex A. Gray – twinbugs, dicoria 
                               Genus Dicranocarpus A. Gray – dicranocarpus 
                               Genus Dieteria Nutt.  
                               Genus Dimeresia A. Gray – dimeresia 
                               Genus Dimorphotheca Moench – Cape marigold 
                               Genus Dittrichia Greuter – dittrichia 
                               Genus Doellingeria Nees – whitetop, doellingeria 
                               Genus Doronicum L. – false leopardbane 
                               Genus Dubautia Gaudich. – dubautia 
                               Genus Dysodiopsis (A. Gray) Rydb. – dogfennel 
                               Genus Dyssodia Cav. – dyssodia, dogweed 
                               Genus Eastwoodia Brandegee – eastwoodia 
                               Genus Eatonella A. Gray – eatonella 
                               Genus Echinacea Moench – purple coneflower 
                               Genus Echinops L. – globethistle 
                               Genus Eclipta L. – eclipta 
                               Genus Egletes Cass. – tropic daisy, egletes 
                               Genus Elephantopus L. – elephantsfoot 
                               Genus Eleutheranthera Poit. ex Bosc – eleutheranthera 
                               Genus Emilia Cass. – tasselflower 
                               Genus Encelia Adans. – brittlebush, encelia 
                               Genus Enceliopsis (A. Gray) A. Nelson – sunray 
                               Genus Engelmannia A. Gray ex Nutt. – Engelmann's daisy, engelmannia 
                               Genus Enydra Lour. – swampwort 
                               Genus Epaltes Cass.  
                               Genus Erato DC.  
                               Genus Erechtites Raf. – burnweed 
                               Genus Ericameria Nutt. – goldenbush, heath goldenrod, heathgoldenrod 
                               Genus Erigeron L. – fleabane, vergerettes, daisy 
                               Genus Eriophyllum Lag. – woolly sunflower, eriophyllum 
                               Genus Erlangea Sch. Bip. – erlangea 
                               Genus Espeletia Mutis ex Bonpl.  
                               Genus Eucephalus Nutt. – aster, eucephalus 
                               Genus Euchiton Cass. – euchiton 
                               Genus Eupatoriadelphus King & H. Rob.  
                               Genus Eupatorium L. – thoroughwort 
                               Genus Euphrosyne DC.  
                               Genus Eurybia (Cass.) Cass. – aster 
                               Genus Euryops (Cass.) Cass. – euryops 
                               Genus Euthamia Nutt. ex Cass. – goldentop 
                               Genus Eutrochium Raf.  
                               Genus Facelis Cass. – trampweed 
                               Genus Felicia Cass.  
                               Genus Filago L. – cottonrose 
                               Genus Filifolium Kitam.  
                               Genus Fitchia Hook. f. – fitchia 
                               Genus Flaveria Juss. – yellowtops 
                               Genus Fleischmannia Sch. Bip. – thoroughwort 
                               Genus Florestina Cass. – florestina 
                               Genus Flourensia DC. – tarwort 
                               Genus Flyriella King & H. Rob. – brickellbush 
                               Genus Gaillardia Foug. – blanketflower, gaillardia 
                               Genus Galatella Cass.  
                               Genus Galinsoga Ruiz & Pav. – gallant soldier, galinsoga, gallant-soldier 
                               Genus Gamochaeta Wedd. – everlasting 
                               Genus Garberia A. Gray – garberia 
                               Genus Gazania Gaertn. – gazania 
                               Genus Geraea Torr. & A. Gray – desertsunflower, desert sunflower 
                               Genus Gerbera J.F. Gmel. – Transvaal daisy 
                               Genus Glebionis Cass.  
                               Genus Glossogyne Cass.  
                               Genus Glyptopleura D.C. Eaton – glyptopleura 
                               Genus Gnaphalium L. – cudweed 
                               Genus Gochnatia Kunth – gochnatia 
                               Genus Greenella A. Gray  
                               Genus Grindelia Willd. – gumweed 
                               Genus Guardiola Cerv. ex Humb. & Bonpl. – guardiola 
                               Genus Guizotia Cass. – guizotia 
                               Genus Gundelia L. – gundelia 
                               Genus Gundlachia A. Gray – gundlachia 
                               Genus Gutierrezia Lag. – snakeweed 
                               Genus Gymnosperma Less. – gymnosperma 
                               Genus Gynura Cass. – gynura 
                               Genus Haplocarpha Less. – onefruit 
                               Genus Haploesthes A. Gray – false broomweed 
                               Genus Haplopappus Cass. – haplopappus 
                               Genus Harmonia B.G. Baldw.  
                               Genus Hartwrightia A. Gray ex S. Watson – hartwrightia 
                               Genus Hasteola Raf. – false Indian plantain, false Indian plaintain 
                               Genus Hazardia Greene – bristleweed, hazardia 
                               Genus Hebeclinium DC. – thoroughwort 
                               Genus Hecastocleis A. Gray – hecastocleis 
                               Genus Hedosyne Strother  
                               Genus Hedypnois Mill. – hedypnois 
                               Genus Helenium L. – sneezeweed 
                               Genus Helianthella Torr. & A. Gray – helianthella 
                               Genus Helianthus L. – sunflower 
                               Genus Helichrysum Mill. – strawflower 
                               Genus Heliomeris Nutt. – false goldeneye, heliomeris 
                               Genus Heliopsis Pers. – heliopsis 
                               Genus Helminthotheca Zinn  
                               Genus Hemizonella (A. Gray) A. Gray  
                               Genus Hemizonia DC. – tarweed 
                               Genus Herrickia Woot. & Standl. – herrickia 
                               Genus Hertia Neck.  
                               Genus Hesperevax (A. Gray) A. Gray – dwarf-cudweed 
                               Genus Hesperodoria Greene – glowweed, hesperodoria 
                               Genus Hesperomannia A. Gray – island-aster 
                               Genus Heteranthemis Schott – oxeye 
                               Genus Heteropappus Less.  
                               Genus Heterosperma Cav. – heterosperma 
                               Genus Heterotheca Cass. – false goldenaster, telegraph plant, telegraphplant 
                               Genus Hieracium L. – hawkweed 
                               Genus Hofmeisteria Walp.  
                               Genus Holocarpha Greene – tarweed 
                               Genus Holozonia Greene – holozonia 
                               Genus Hulsea Torr. & A. Gray – alpinegold, hulsea 
                               Genus Hulteniella Tzvelev  
                               Genus Humbertacalia C. Jeffrey  
                               Genus Hymenoclea Torr. & A. Gray ex A. Gray – burrobrush 
                               Genus Hymenopappus L'Hér. – hymenopappus 
                               Genus Hymenothrix A. Gray – thimblehead, hymenothrix 
                               Genus Hymenoxys Cass. – rubberweed, hymenoxys 
                               Genus Hypochaeris L. – cat's ear, catsear 
                               Genus Inula L. – yellowhead 
                               Genus Ionactis Greene – aster, ionactis 
                               Genus Ismelia Cass.  
                               Genus Isocarpha R. Br. – pearlhead, isocarpha 
                               Genus Isocoma Nutt. – goldenbush, isocoma, jimmyweed 
                               Genus Iva L. – marsh elder, iva, marshelder, sumpweed 
                               Genus Ixeris (Cass.) Cass. – ixeris 
                               Genus Jacobaea Burm.  
                               Genus Jamesianthus S.F. Blake & Sherff – jamesianthus 
                               Genus Jaumea Pers. – jaumea 
                               Genus Jefea Strother – jefea 
                               Genus Jensia B.G. Baldw.  
                               Genus Kalimeris (Cass.) Cass. – aster 
                               Genus Keysseria Lauterb.  
                               Genus Kleinia Mill.  
                               Genus Koanophyllon Arruda – thoroughwort 
                               Genus Krigia Schreb. – dwarfdandelion, krigia 
                               Genus Kyhosia B.G. Baldw.  
                               Genus Lactuca L. – lettuce 
                               Genus Laennecia Cass. – laennecia 
                               Genus Lagascea Cav. – lagascea 
                               Genus Lagophylla Nutt. – hareleaf 
                               Genus Lapsana L. – nipplewort 
                               Genus Lapsanastrum J.K. Pak & K. Bremer – nipplewort 
                               Genus Lasianthaea DC. – lasianthaea 
                               Genus Lasiospermum M. Lagasca – cocoonhead 
                               Genus Lasthenia Cass. – goldfields, lasthenia 
                               Genus Launaea Cass. – launaea 
                               Genus Layia Hook. & Arn. ex DC. – tidytips 
                               Genus Leibnitzia Cass. – sunbonnets, leibnitzia 
                               Genus Leontodon L. – hawkbit, leontodon 
                               Genus Lepidaploa (Cass.) Cass.  
                               Genus Lepidospartum (A. Gray) A. Gray – broomsage 
                               Genus Lessingia Cham. – lessingia, vinegarweed 
                               Genus Leucanthemella Tzvelev – leucanthemella 
                               Genus Leucanthemopsis (Giroux) Heywood – leucanthemopsis 
                               Genus Leucanthemum Mill. – daisy, leucanthemum 
                               Genus Leuciva Rydb.  
                               Genus Liatris Gaertn. ex Schreb. – blazing star, gayfeather 
                               Genus Ligularia Cass.  
                               Genus Lindheimera A. Gray & Engelm. – lindheimera 
                               Genus Lipochaeta DC. – nehe 
                               Genus Logfia Cass. – cottonrose 
                               Genus Lorandersonia Urbatsch, R.P. Roberts & Neubig  
                               Genus Luina Benth. – silverback 
                               Genus Lygodesmia D. Don – skeletonplant, skeleton plant, skeletonweed 
                               Genus Machaeranthera Nees – tansyaster, goldenweed, machaeranthera 
                               Genus Madia Molina – tarweed 
                               Genus Malacothrix DC. – desertdandelion, desert dandelion, malacothrix 
                               Genus Malperia S. Watson – malperia 
                               Genus Mantisalca Cass. – mantisalca 
                               Genus Marshallia Schreb. – Barbara's buttons, marshallia 
                               Genus Matricaria L. – mayweed 
                               Genus Mauranthemum R.Vogt & Oberpr.  
                               Genus Melampodium L. – blackfoot, melampodium 
                               Genus Melanthera Rohr – squarestem 
                               Genus Micropsis DC.  
                               Genus Micropus L. – cottonseed 
                               Genus Microseris D. Don – silverpuffs, microseris 
                               Genus Mikania Willd. – hempvine, mikania 
                               Genus Monolopia DC. – monolopia 
                               Genus Monoptilon Torr. & A. Gray – desertstar, monoptilon 
                               Genus Montanoa Llave & Lex. – montanoa 
                               Genus Mulgedium Cass.  
                               Genus Munzothamnus P.H. Raven  
                               Genus Mycelis Cass. – mycelis 
                               Genus Neonesomia Urbatsch & R.P. Roberts  
                               Genus Nestotus R.P. Roberts, Urbatsch & Neubig – goldenweed 
                               Genus Neurolaena R. Br. – neurolaena 
                               Genus Nicolletia A. Gray – hole-in-the-sand plant, nicolletia 
                               Genus Nipponanthemum (Kitam.) Kitam.  
                               Genus Nothocalais (A. Gray) Greene – prairie-dandelion, nothocalais 
                               Genus Oclemena Greene – aster 
                               Genus Olearia Moench – daisy bush 
                               Genus Oligoneuron Small – goldenrod 
                               Genus Omalotheca Cass. – arctic cudweed 
                               Genus Oncosiphon Källersjö – oncosiphon 
                               Genus Onopordum L. – cottonthistle, cotton thistle 
                               Genus Oonopsis (Nutt.) Greene – false goldenweed 
                               Genus Oreochrysum Rydb. – goldenrod 
                               Genus Oreostemma Greene – aster, oreostemma 
                               Genus Orochaenactis Coville – orochaenactis 
                               Genus Osmadenia Nutt. – osmadenia 
                               Genus Osteospermum L. – daisybush 
                               Genus Oxytenia Nutt.  
                               Genus Packera Á. Löve & D. Löve – ragwort 
                               Genus Palafoxia Lag. – palafox 
                               Genus Parasenecio W.W. Sm. & Small – Indian plantain 
                               Genus Parthenice A. Gray – parthenice 
                               Genus Parthenium L. – feverfew 
                               Genus Pascalia Ortega – Pascalia 
                               Genus Pectis L. – chinchweed, fetid marigold, cinchweed, fetidmarigold 
                               Genus Pentachaeta Nutt. – pygmydaisy 
                               Genus Pentanema Cass.  
                               Genus Pentzia Thunb. – pentzia 
                               Genus Perezia Lagasca  
                               Genus Pericallis Webb – ragwort 
                               Genus Pericome A. Gray – pericome 
                               Genus Perityle Benth. – rockdaisy, rock daisy 
                               Genus Petasites Mill. – butterbur 
                               Genus Petradoria Greene – rockgoldenrod, rock goldenrod 
                               Genus Peucephyllum A. Gray – pygmycedar, pygmy cedar 
                               Genus Phalacroseris A. Gray – mock dandelion 
                               Genus Phoebanthus S.F. Blake – false sunflower 
                               Genus Phymaspermum Less.  
                               Genus Picradeniopsis Rydb. ex Britton – bahia 
                               Genus Picris L. – oxtongue 
                               Genus Picrothamnus Nutt. – bud sagebrush 
                               Genus Pinaropappus Less. – rocklettuce, rock lettuce 
                               Genus Piptocarpha R. Br. – ashdaisy 
                               Genus Piptocoma Cass. – velvetshrub 
                               Genus Pityopsis Nutt. – silkgrass, pityopsis 
                               Genus Plateilema (A. Gray) Cockerell  
                               Genus Platyschkuhria Rydb. – basindaisy, platyschkuhria 
                               Genus Plectocephalus D. Don  
                               Genus Pleiacanthus Rydb.  
                               Genus Pleurocoronis King & H. Rob. – pleurocoronis 
                               Genus Pluchea Cass. – camphorweed, pluchea 
                               Genus Podocoma Cass.  
                               Genus Polymnia L. – polymnia 
                               Genus Porophyllum Adans. – poreleaf, porophyllum 
                               Genus Prenanthella Rydb. – prenanthella 
                               Genus Prenanthes L. – rattlesnakeroot 
                               Genus Proustia Lag. – proustia 
                               Genus Psacalium Cass. – Indianbush, psacalium 
                               Genus Psathyrotes A. Gray – turtleback, psathyrotes 
                               Genus Psathyrotopsis Rydb.  
                               Genus Pseudelephantopus Rohr – dog's-tongue 
                               Genus Pseudobahia Rydb. – sunburst 
                               Genus Pseudoclappia Rydb. – false clapdaisy, pseudoclappia 
                               Genus Pseudognaphalium Kirp. – cudweed, pseudognaphalium, false cudweed 
                               Genus Pseudogynoxys (Greenm.) Cabrera – pseudogynoxys 
                               Genus Psilactis A. Gray – tansyaster, psilactis 
                               Genus Psilocarphus Nutt. – woollyheads, woolyheads 
                               Genus Psilostrophe DC. – paperflower 
                               Genus Pterocaulon Elliot – blackroot, pterocaulon 
                               Genus Pulicaria Gaertn. – false fleabane 
                               Genus Pyrrhopappus DC. – desert-chicory, desert chicory, desertchicory 
                               Genus Pyrrocoma Hook. – goldenweed 
                               Genus Rafinesquia Nutt. – plumeseed, California chicory, chicory 
                               Genus Raillardella (A. Gray) Benth. – raillardella, silvermat 
                               Genus Rainiera Greene – rainiera 
                               Genus Ratibida Raf. – prairie coneflower 
                               Genus Rayjacksonia R.L. Hartm. & M.A. Lane – tansyaster 
                               Genus Reichardia Roth – brighteyes 
                               Genus Remya Hillebr. ex Benth. – remya 
                               Genus Rhagadiolus Juss. – rhagadiolus 
                               Genus Rhaponticum Vaill.  
                               Genus Rhodanthe Lindl.  
                               Genus Rigiopappus A. Gray – rigiopappus 
                               Genus Rolandra Rottb. – yerba de plata 
                               Genus Roldana Llave ex Lex. – groundsel 
                               Genus Rudbeckia L. – coneflower 
                               Genus Rugelia Shuttlw. ex Chapm. – Rugel's Indianplantain 
                               Genus Sachsia Griseb. – sachsia 
                               Genus Salmea DC. – bejuco de miel 
                               Genus Santolina L. – lavender cotton 
                               Genus Sanvitalia Lam. – creeping zinnia, sanvitalia 
                               Genus Sartwellia A. Gray – glowwort, sartwellia 
                               Genus Saussurea DC. – saw-wort 
                               Genus Scabrethia W.A. Weber  
                               Genus Schkuhria Roth – false threadleaf 
                               Genus Sclerocarpus Jacq. – bonebract, sclerocarpus 
                               Genus Sclerolepis Cass. – bogbutton 
                               Genus Scolymus L. – goldenthistle 
                               Genus Scorzonera L. – scorzonera 
                               Genus Senecio L. – ragwort, groundsel 
                               Genus Sericocarpus Greene – whitetop aster 
                               Genus Serratula L. – plumeless saw-wort 
                               Genus Shinnersia R.M.King & H. Rob.  
                               Genus Shinnersoseris S. Tomb – beaked skeletonweed, shinnersoseris 
                               Genus Sigesbeckia L. – St. Paul's wort 
                               Genus Silphium L. – rosinweed 
                               Genus Silybum Adans. – milkthistle, milk thistle 
                               Genus Simsia Pers. – bush sunflower 
                               Genus Sinosenecio B. Nord. – butterweed 
                               Genus Smallanthus Mack. ex Small – smallanthus 
                               Genus Solidago L. – goldenrod, verges d'or 
                               Genus Soliva Ruiz & Pav. – burrweed, soliva 
                               Genus Sonchus L. – sowthistle, sow thistle 
                               Genus Sparganophorus Vaill. ex Crantz  
                               Genus Sphaeromeria Nutt. – chickensage, sphaeromeria 
                               Genus Sphagneticola O. Hoffm. – creeping-oxeye 
                               Genus Spilanthes Jacq. – spilanthes 
                               Genus Spiracantha Kunth – dogwoodleaf 
                               Genus Stebbinsoseris K.L. Chambers – silverpuffs 
                               Genus Stenotus Nutt. – mock goldenweed, stenotus 
                               Genus Stephanomeria Nutt. – wirelettuce, wire lettuce 
                               Genus Stevia Cav. – candyleaf 
                               Genus Stokesia L'Hér. – stokesia 
                               Genus Struchium P. Br. – struchium 
                               Genus Stylocline Nutt. – neststraw, stylocline 
                               Genus Symphyotrichum Nees – aster 
                               Genus Synedrella Gaertn. – synedrella 
                               Genus Synedrellopsis Hieron. & Kuntze  
                               Genus Syntrichopappus A. Gray – Fremont's-gold, Fremont's gold 
                               Genus Tagetes L. – marigold 
                               Genus Tamaulipa King & H. Rob. – boneset 
                               Genus Tanacetum L. – tansy 
                               Genus Taraxacum F.H. Wigg. – dandelion 
                               Genus Telanthophora H. Rob. & Brettell  
                               Genus Tephroseris (Rchb.) Rchb. – groundsel 
                               Genus Tetradymia DC. – horsebrush, tetradymia 
                               Genus Tetragonotheca L. – nerveray 
                               Genus Tetramolopium Nees – tetramolopium 
                               Genus Tetraneuris Greene – four-nerve daisy 
                               Genus Thelesperma Less. – greenthread 
                               Genus Thurovia Rose – thurovia 
                               Genus Thymophylla Lag. – pricklyleaf, thymophylla 
                               Genus Tithonia Desf. ex Juss. – tithonia 
                               Genus Toiyabea R.P. Roberts, Urbatsch & Neubig  
                               Genus Tolpis Adans. – umbrella milkwort 
                               Genus Tonestus A. Nelson – serpentweed, tonestus 
                               Genus Townsendia Hook. – Townsend daisy, townsendia 
                               Genus Tracyina S.F. Blake – Indian headdress 
                               Genus Tragopogon L. – goatsbeard, salsify 
                               Genus Trichocoronis A. Gray – bugheal 
                               Genus Trichoptilium A. Gray – trichoptilium 
                               Genus Tridax L. – tridax 
                               Genus Triniteurybia Brouillet, Urbatsch & R.P. Roberts  
                               Genus Tripleurospermum Sch. Bip. – mayweed 
                               Genus Tripolium Nees – sea aster 
                               Genus Trixis P. Br. – threefold, trixis 
                               Genus Tussilago L. – coltsfoot 
                               Genus Uropappus Nutt. – silverpuffs, Uropappus 
                               Genus Urospermum Scop. – urospermum 
                               Genus Varilla A. Gray – varilla 
                               Genus Venegasia DC. – venegasia 
                               Genus Venidium Less. – venidium 
                               Genus Verbesina L. – crownbeard 
                               Genus Vernonia Schreb. – ironweed 
                               Genus Vesicarpa Rydb.  
                               Genus Viguiera Kunth – goldeneye 
                               Genus Volutaria Cass.  
                               Genus Wedelia Jacq. – creepingoxeye, wedelia 
                               Genus Wilkesia A. Gray – iliau 
                               Genus Wollastonia DC. ex Decn.  
                               Genus Wyethia Nutt. – mule-ears, wyethia 
                               Genus Xanthisma DC. – sleepydaisy, xanthium 
                               Genus Xanthium L. – cocklebur 
                               Genus Xanthocephalum Willd. – xanthocephalum 
                               Genus Xerochrysum Tzvelev  
                               Genus Xylorhiza Nutt. – woodyaster, xylorhiza 
                               Genus Yermo Dorn – desert yellowhead 
                               Genus Youngia Cass. – youngia 
                               Genus Zaluzania Pers.  
                               Genus Zexmenia La Llave – zexmenia 
                               Genus Zinnia L. – zinnia 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
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  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: tournesols[French]   
       
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Asteraceae   
       
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) (http://www.compositae.org/) through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Asteraceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Asteraceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Asteraceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Asteraceae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McNeill, J., F. Barrie, H. Burdet, V. Demoulin, D. Hawksworth, K. Marhold, D. Nicolson, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Vienna Code)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Regnum Vegetabile, vol. 146   
  Page(s): xviii + 568   
  Publisher: Koeltz Scientific Books   
  Publication Place: Königstein, Germany   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-906166-48-1, 0080-0694  
  Notes: Also available on the web at http://ibot.sav.sk/icbn/main.htm   
  Reference for: Asteraceae   
       

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  Comment: Use of Compositae as an 'alternative' family name for Asteraceae is authorized by the ICBN, Articles 18.5-18.6 (McNeill et al., 2006:18-19), although ITIS opts to use Asteraceae instead  
 

 

   

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