Asteraceae (Aster family)

Broadleaf plant family

The aster family is the largest and most diverse family of broadleaf plants in Missouri. Its members include various species of goldenrod, sunflower and thistle.

Aster, white heath Aster, white heath
Aster pilosus

Beggarticks, bearded Beggarticks, bearded
Bidens aristosa

Boneset, false Boneset, false
Kuhnia eupatorioides

Boneset, late Boneset, late
Eupatorium serotinum

Browneyed-susan Browneyed-susan
Rudbeckia triloba

Burdock, common Burdock, common
Arctium minus

Burnweed, American Burnweed, American
Erechtites hieraciifolia


Cichorium intybus

For an idea of relative seed size, each photo contains a millimeter ruler. The distance between increments is 1 mm.

Publication No. IPM1023-10