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Leuzea rhapontica

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Family Compositae

The largest family of flowering plants , the Compositae (Asteraceae), comprising about 1,100 genera and more than 20,000 species and characterized by many small flowers arranged in a head looking like a single flower and subtended by an involucre of bracts. A head may consist of both ray flowers and disk flowers, as in the sunflower, of disk flowers only, as in the burdock, or of ray flowers only, as in the dandelion.

Taxonomy

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Similar Species

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Members of the genus Leuzea

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 1 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in this genus:

L. carthamoides (Maral Root)

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Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal December 04, 2007:

Identifiers

Last Revised: 2014-05-09