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Echinacea purpurea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Asterales Lindl. (1833)

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The Asterales are an order of flowering plants which include the composite family Asteraceae (sunflowers, daisies, thistles, etc.) and its related families.


  • Alseuosmiaceae
  • Argophyllaceae
  • Asteraceae - Daisies
  • Calyceraceae
  • Campanulaceae (incl. Lobeliaceae) - Bellflowers
  • Goodeniaceae (incl. Brunoniaceae)
  • Menyanthaceae
  • Pentaphragmaceae
  • Phellinaceae
  • Rousseaceae (incl. Carpodetaceae)
  • Stylidiaceae (also Donatiaceae)

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